Maternal mortality after cesarean section in the Netherlands

Athanasios F. Kallianidis, Joke M. Schutte, Jos Van Roosmalen, Thomas Van Den Akker

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic


Cesarean delivery rates have increased worldwide, despite several recommendations by the World Health Organization to curb this increase. A World Health Organization ecological study found that rates above 10% are not associated with improved maternal and perinatal outcomes.
(Abstracted from Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2018;229:148–152)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-141
Number of pages3
JournalObstetrical and Gynecological Survey
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2019

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