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The article discusses the increasing number of late complications after cesarean sections in pregnant women, which has led to a reexamination of the indications for the procedure. It highlights the high percentage of cesarean sections performed for non-obstetric reasons, particularly related to orthopedic conditions. The article emphasizes the need for special attention to pregnant women with a history of orthopedic surgery. The lack of consensus in this area and physicians’ concerns about patient claims have prompted an analysis of existing knowledge in this field. The study reviewed references published in five databases, focusing on pubic symphysis diastasis, lumbar disc herniation, past hip arthroplasty, and fractures in the pelvic bones. The results suggest that orthopedic indications for cesarean section should not be treated as imperative, as natural delivery may be possible without an increased risk of complications. The article concludes that extra-obstetric indications for cesarean section should be determined on an individual basis in a multidisciplinary team

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S: Orthopedic indications for cesarean section in many cases should not be treated imperatively, since natural delivery after correct fusion of a pelvic fracture, implantation of a hip endoprosthesis or a limited dissection of the pubic symphysis is possible and is not associated with a higher risk of obstetric or orthopedic complications. Extra-obstetric indications for cesarean section should be determined individually for each pregnant woman in a multidisciplinary team, since…

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J Clin Med. 2023 Nov 27;12(23):7336. doi: 10.3390/jcm12237336.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: The increasing number of late complications described after cesarean sections is prompting a reexamination of the indications for them in pregnant women. The high percentage of pregnancies terminated by preventive cesarean section for non-obstetric reasons also largely involves orthopedic conditions. A challenge for obstetricians is pregnant patients,

J Clin Med. 2023 Nov 27;12(23):7336. doi: 10.3390/jcm12237336.

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BACKGROUND: The increasing number of late complications described after cesarean sections is prompting a reexamination of the indications for them in pregnant women. The high percentage of pregnancies terminated by preventive cesarean section for non-obstetric reasons also largely involves orthopedic conditions. A challenge for obstetricians is pregnant patients with orthopedic conditions both before and during pregnancy. Pregnant women with a history of orthopedic surgery require special attention. The lack of consensus in this area, physicians’ fear of patients’ claims and the skewing of patients’ requests for surgical termination of pregnancy have prompted an analysis and systematization of existing knowledge in this field.

METHODS: References published up to 30 June 2023 in five databases Pubmed, Embase are included. Keywords have been checked for the following: pubic symphysis diastasis, lumbar disc herniation, past hip arthroplasty and fractures in the pelvic bones. In the described conditions complicating pregnancy, the mode of delivery was taken into account.

RESULTS: All included studies were screened and reviewed by at least two authors until an overall consensus of 50 articles was reached.

S: Orthopedic indications for cesarean section in many cases should not be treated imperatively, since natural delivery after correct fusion of a pelvic fracture, implantation of a hip endoprosthesis or a limited dissection of the pubic symphysis is possible and is not associated with a higher risk of obstetric or orthopedic complications. Extra-obstetric indications for cesarean section should be determined individually for each pregnant woman in a multidisciplinary team, since orthopedic conditions may overlap with obstetric pathology in the pelvis.

PMID:38068388 | DOI:10.3390/jcm12237336

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J Clin Med. 2023 Nov 27;12(23):7336. doi: 10.3390/jcm12237336.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: The increasing number of late complications described after cesarean sections is prompting a reexamination of the indications for them in pregnant women. The high percentage of pregnancies terminated by preventive cesarean section for non-obstetric reasons also largely involves orthopedic conditions. A challenge for obstetricians is pregnant patients

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