Preeclampsia - Surgery
There is no surgical treatment for preeclampsia.
A cesarean section delivery is used when:
- A rapid delivery is medically needed for the mother's or baby's well-being or survival.
- Induction of labor has not been successful, usually after 24 hours.
- There are medical reasons, such as placenta previa, that make vaginal delivery dangerous.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 04, 2014
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