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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997;40(11):2389-2395.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Clinical Study of Extraperitoneal Cesarian Section.
Kwan Koo Lee, Sae Ik Oh, Jae Woong Hwang, Jong Ho Park, Jun Sook Park
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eul ji Medical College, Taejeon, Korea.
The safety and effectiveness of extraperitoneal C/S are controversial, so it has been performed for the purpose of training for selected cases . But we think this procedure have some benefit in selected cases. This study was based on retrospective investigation of 300 cases of extraperitoneal cesarean section among 332 cases at Eul Ji Medical hospital, during from January, 1995 to December, 1996. The results were as follows: 1. The most prevalent age distribution was seen in the age group of 26~30. 2. The indication for extraperitoneal cesarean section were dystocia(38.3%), previous cesarean section(32.6%), elderly primigravida(12.6%) in orders. 3. In the type of the anesthesia, general anesthesia was 70.7%, epidural anesthesia was 15% and spinal anesthesia was 14.3%. 4. The most common group of operation time was 36~40minute(34.3%). 5. The post operative complications and maternal morbidities were breast engorgement(21%), peritoneal opening(19.6%), endometritis(4.3%) in orders. 6. Of all cases, the blood transfusion rates was 6%. 7. The most common group of hospital stay was 5~6 days(82%). 8. In the body weight distribution of infants, the group of 3,000~3,499gm was the most common(80.7%). 9. Of extraperitoneal cesarean sections, cases of the 5minute Apgar score more than 7 were the most common(99%). 10. The most common failure factor was abdominal and pelvic 11. There was no maternal death case.

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