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Caesarean section: long-term consequences – «niches» of postoperative scar

PERINATOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC. UKRAINE. 2018.1(73):54-56; doi 10.15574/PP.2018.73.54

Ohorodnik A. O., Davydova Yu. V., Butenko L. P.
SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine

In view of the unceasing growth of operative labor, clinicians and scientists are faced with the issue of the caesarean section (CS) safety. In addition, its further influence on the quality of life, fertility and menstrual function of a woman is not fully understood. Taking into account the above, an analysis of existing literature data on one of the possible complications of postoperative scarring, so-called «niches», has been carried out. It is important to find out the aetiology of niche development after CS in order to develop preventive strategies and identify the most effective treatment methods.
Key words: Caesarean section, niche, scar, uterus, cervix, uterine bleeding, spotting.

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