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  • There are two types of operations most commonly performed: Caesarean section and symphysiotomy.

    Chapter 14

  • SYMPHYSIOTOMY: When labour is obstructed, a symphysiotomy is sometimes performed.

    Chapter 14

  • RESUMPTION OF ACTIVITIES AFTER A CAESAREAN SECTION OR SYMPHYSIOTOMY: A woman who has undergone a Caesarean section or symphysiotomy will take longer to recover from the delivery than a woman who did not have any complications.

    Chapter 15

  • A woman who has had a symphysiotomy may need to wear a tight band around her abdomen and hips to support her pelvis as it heals.

    Chapter 15

  • Of these two operations, symphysiotomy is steadily being replaced by caesarean section.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • Eldridge 3.144 gives an instance of separation of the symphysis pubis during labor, -- a natural symphysiotomy.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • We read of the ancient wild Irish women breaking the pubic bones of their female children shortly after birth, and by some means preventing union subsequently, in order that these might have less trouble in child-birth -- as it were, a modified and early form of symphysiotomy.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Eldridge gives an instance of separation of the symphysis pubis during labor, -- a natural symphysiotomy.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • There are the Cæsarian section, the Porro operation, laparotomy, symphysiotomy, all approved by science and the moral law.

    Moral Principles and Medical Practice The Basis of Medical Jurisprudence

  • • Irish Minister for Health Mary Harney has requested a report on the practice of symphysiotomy in Irish hospitals.

    Jezebel

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