Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Aggarwal, Shiv Lahari Agrawal, Avantica Agarwal, Lokesh Kumar


Evaluation of Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications Associated with Lower Segment Cesarean Section

Shiv Lahari Agrawal, Avantica Agarwal, Lokesh Kumar Aggarwal

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 5268-5272

Background: Caesarean section is one of the commonly performed surgical procedures
in obstetric and is certainly one of the oldest operations in surgery. The present
descriptive study was conducted over a period of 6 months to analyze the intraoperative
and postoperative complications associated with lower segment caesarean section
(LSCS).
Materials and Methods: The present descriptive study was conducted over a period of 6
months to analyse the intraoperative and postoperative complications associated with
lower segment caesarean section (LSCS). After completing surgery in study patients’
clinical details, intra and post-operative complications were noted. All data was
collected and compiled in Microsoft excel and analysed using SPSS software version 21.
Results: Amongst intra-operative complications, hemorrhage occurred in 4% patients.
Urinary tract infection(19%) and spinal headache (10%) was the commonest postoperative
maternal complication encountered following caesarean section. Aspiration of
meconium and respiratory distress was the reported post-operative fetal complication..
Conclusion: The present study concluded that amongst intra-operative complications,
hemorrhage was the most common problem encountered. Urinary tract infection was
the commonest post-operative maternal complication encountered following caesarean
section.