Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy - Surgery
There is no surgical treatment for
high blood pressure during pregnancy or for
cesarean section delivery is used when:
- A rapid delivery is medically needed for the
mother's or fetus's well-being or survival.
- Induction of labor has
not been successful, usually within a 24-hour period.
- There are
medical reasons, such as
placenta previa, that make vaginal delivery
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November 22, 2006
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