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Retroperitoneal hematoma as a complication of pudendal block. Diagnosis made by computed tomography.

Authors
  • R B Kurzel
  • A H Au
  • S A Rooholamini
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1996
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Ecology
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

FAQ070 -- Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: Deciding on a Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? If you have had a previous cesarean delivery, you have two choices about how to give birth again: • You can have a scheduled cesarean delivery • You can give birth vaginally. This is called a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC). What is a trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC)? A trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC) is the attempt to have a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. What are the some of the benefits of a TOLAC? Compared with a planned cesarean delivery, a successful TOLAC is associated with the following benefits: • No abdominal surgery • Shorter recovery period • Lower risk of infection • Less blood loss If you want to have more children, VBAC may help you avoid problems linked to multiple cesarean deliveries. These problems include hysterectomy, bowel or bladder injury, and certain problems with the placenta. What are the risks of a TOLAC? With TOLAC, the risk of most concern is the possible rupture of the cesarean scar on the uterus or the uterus itself. Although a rupture of the uterus is rare, it is very serious and may harm both you and your baby. If you are at high risk of rupture of the uterus, TOLAC should not be tried. Why is the type of uterine incision used in my previous cesarean delivery important? Some types of uterine incisions are more likely to cause rupture of the uterus than others. Low transverse (side to side) incisions carry the least chance of rupture. Women who have had one or two previous ceasean deliveries with this type of FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQ070 LABOR, DELIVERY, AND POSTPARTUM CARE The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists fAQ • What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? • What is a trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC)? • What are the some of the benefits of a TOLAC? • What are t

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