Author(s): RYSZARD CZAJKA, ANDZREJ TORBE, RAFA? RZEPKA, SEBASTIAN KWIATKOWSKI,WIOLETTA MIKO?AJEK-BEDNER, MICHA? MICHALCZYK, KAZIMIERZ KOWALSKI,EWELINA CH?APOWSKA, MAGDALENA ?ODZIATO-KHEDER, MA?GORZATA SOKO?OWSKA,AGNIESZKA JAROSZEWICZ, OLIWIA MARCINKIEWICZ, MARTA ZAPA?OWSKA,AGATA ?WISZCZOWSKA, JOANNA LEWANDOWSKA, JOANNA LEBDOWICZ
Introduction. Caesarean section is now the most common obstetric operation. In Poland, theaverage rate is 25-30% cuts in many centers exceed 50%.The Aim. Retrospective analysis of indications to cesarean delivery which were performed inthe Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecinbetween the years 1995 and 2010.Material and Methods. 21872 labors were analyzed and the rate of caesarean delivery was26.9%. 8346 indications to operative delivery were established.Results. The rate of caesarean delivery was permanent 25-30% in all analyzed years. Reduc-tion of fetal distress diagnosis is observed probably because of improvement of fetal well-beingmonitoring methods.Conclusions. Elective caesarean deliveries rates because of fetal macrosomy and previous caesa-rean section and non obstetrical indications, specially ophthalmic, have increased in the last years.