There is no surgical treatment for preeclampsia.
A Reference cesarean section Opens New Window delivery is used when:
- A rapid delivery is medically needed for the mother's or baby's well-being or survival.
- Induction of labor has not been successful, usually after 24 hours.
- There are medical reasons, such as Reference placenta previa Opens New Window, that make vaginal delivery dangerous.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference November 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine