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Complications: Urgent C Section VS Elective C Section

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Verified December 2016 by Hadassah Medical Organization
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First received: January 30, 2012
Last updated: December 18, 2016
Last verified: December 2016
The medical literature does not provide sufficient information or recommendation regarding specific antibiotic coverage for urgent Caesarian sections. The goal of this study is to compare maternal and neonatal morbidity of women who have undergone urgent Caesarian Sections for Prolapsed Cord to those who have undergone Elective Caesarian Sections in order to develop a standard treatment protocol. The Medical Record review will include many parameters including complications, type of antibiotic usage etc.

Urgent Caesarian Section Secondary to Cord Prolapse

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Comparison of Maternal and Fetal Complications After Urgent Caesarian Section for Prolapsed Cord Versus Elective Caesarian Section.

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Estimated Enrollment: 240
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Urgent Caesarian Section
Elective Caesarian Section


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women undergoing Urgent Caesarian Section for Prolapsed Cord and women undergoing Elective Caesarian Section at Hadassah Medical Center-Har HaTzofim.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • women undergoing urgent Caesarian Section for Prolapsed Cord.
  • women undergoing Elective Caesarian Section.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • preterm birth
  • multiple gestation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01524107

Contact: Drorith Hochner-Celnikier, MD 00 972 2 5844400

Hadassah Medical Organization Recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD    00 972 2 6777572   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Drorith Hochner-Celnikier, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
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Responsible Party: Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT01524107     History of Changes
Study First Received: January 30, 2012
Last Updated: December 18, 2016

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Prophylaxis Antibiotics
Maternal Complications
Neonatal Complications
Cord Prolapse
Elective Caesarian Section
Maternal Morbidity
Neonatal Morbidity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical processed this record on September 21, 2017