- The uterus is exposed through the abdominal wall, and an incision is made in the uterine covering.
- The muscles of the uterus are separated, producinga hole for the delivery of the infant.
- The infant is delivered throughthe opening in the uterine wall, after which, the uterus is stitched closed.
|Review Date: 5/2/2008|
Reviewed By: Linda Vorvick, MD, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine; Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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