CAESAREAN

  • 12.12.12: Wouldbe mothers wish to deliver 'lucky' babies December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: It is 12 December 2012 and the unique date of 12.12.12 is being chased by, believe it or not, wouldbe mothers across cities in India. Numerologists say babies born on this date will be 'lucky'. No wonder then, there are many CSection deliveries lined up for the...
  • Probe into mass caesareans at Kerala hospital April 23, 2011

    Alappuzha: Kerala health department on Saturday began a probe into 'mass caesarians' performed on pregnant women in a brief two day span in a government hospital in Alappuzha, allegedly to suit the 'holiday' plans of gynaecologists. Adding a serious dimension, health experts alleged that the number of caesarians performed every year...
  • To take leave, docs do 21 caesareans in 2 days April 22, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: Doctors of a government hospital in Alleppey district of Kerala have been accused of undertaking 21 caesarean operations in just two days. The two gynaecologists allegedly operated in a hurry on Wednesday and Thursday as the coming three days were government holidays. Some of the women admitted in the hospital...
  • Caesarean delivery, not all that safe August 27, 2008

    New Delhi: India is one of the few countries where more than 50 per cent of women opt for caesarean deliveries as opposed to normal child birth. But very few realise the benefits of going with nature or the consequences of going against it. Many women request doctors for a...
  • Boy 'surgeon' surrenders in Trichi court July 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The 15yearold son of a doctor couple in Tamil Nadu, who allegedly performed a caesarian surgery, surrendered before a Trichy court on Wednesday. Dhileepan Raj, who allegedly performed the delivery last month in an attempt to set a world record, will now be sent to a juvenile home. Dhileepan's...
  • 15yrold surgeon's parents held June 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The doctorparents of 15yearold Dhileepan Raj who allegedly performed a caesarean section at their familyrun maternity hospital near Manapparai recently, were taken into custody Monday. Dr Murugesan and his wife Dr Gandhimathy were detained at the Valanadu police station, police sources said. The Caesarian was done threemonths ago...
  • 15yearold 'surgeon' gets away June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after it came to light that a doctor couple in Trichy allowed their 15yearold son to perform a caesarian delivery, no one seems to quite know what to do about it. While the state says the medical fraternity should take action, the Medical Council of India...
  • TN to take action against 15yrold doc June 21, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after it was reported that 15yearold Dhileepan Raj, a Class X student in Tamil Nadu, had performed a caesarean operation successfully, the state Health Secretary V K Subburaj has said the government will take action against Dhileepan and his parents. We have come to know of the...
  • Doc couple let 15yrold son do surgery June 20, 2007

    Trichy (Tamil Nadu): Fifteenyearold Dhileepan Raj is a Class X student at Manapparai near Trichy in Tamil Nadu. But he's not just another boy he's performed a caesarean operation successfully, which has thrown the medical fraternity into a tizzy. I've seen the CD of the operation. I've asked for an...
  • More women opt for caesarean delivery April 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Caesarean section or Csec deliveries rate is almost as high as 65 per cent in the some of the private hospitals in New Delhi. There is a trend for women opting for Caesarean section these days especially in the upper socioeconomical strata because of astrological reasons, and...
  • Rise in Caesarean births raise concern April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: A Caesarean section for expectant others is a favoured procedure that has assumed alarming proportion in India with doctors, especially in private hospitals. However the procedure may pose as risk for the expectant mothers. "Any surgery could become hazardous and could lead to major crisis. With Caesarean this...