Journal of Pregnancy / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Effect of Cesarean Delivery Skin Incision Approach in Morbidly Obese Women on the Rate of Classical Hysterotomy

Table 2

Outcomes.

OutcomeSupraumbilical 
Pfannenstiel 
OR95% CI value

Classical hysterotomy29 (67%)7 (8%)24.69.0–66.8<.0001
Wound complication8 (19%)7 (8%)2.7.9–8.0.0811
Blood transfusion7 (16%)5 (6%)3.3.98–11.1.0557
Length of stay >3 days33 (77%)59 (66%)1.7.8–4.0.1912
Endomyometritis2 (5%)2 (2%)2.1.3–15.8.5945
Drain placed18 (42%)9 (10%)6.52.6–16.2<.0001
Estimated blood loss >1 liter14 (33%)11 (12%)3.41.4–8.4.0055
Total minutes of surgery <.0001

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