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Table 3 Maternal outcomes in cesarean section

From: Maternal bleeding complications following early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping in multiple pregnancies

  ECC (n = 252) DCC (n = 98) p-values
Operation time (min)a 35.3 ± 18.2 37.4 ± 13.2 0.23
EBL (mL) 848.4 ± 374.3 848.5 ± 255.1 0.99
Mean hemoglobin decrease (g/dL) 2.0 ± 1.5 2.1 ± 1.6 0.55
Mean hematocrit decrease (%) 6.0 ± 4.1 6.2 ± 4.7 0.61
Bleeding complications diagnosed 32 (12.7) 14 (14.2) 0.69
 Uterine atony 27 (10.7) 12 (12.2) 0.68
 Others 5 (2.0) 2 (2.0) 1.00
Postpartum hemorrhage 24 (9.5) 11 (11.2) 0.63
Blood transfusion 20 (7.9) 6 (6.1) 0.56
Hysterectomy 3 (1.2) 0 (0) 0.55
  1. aOperation time only recorded in cesarean section, defined by time from surgical incision to complete skin closure
  2. The results are reported as the mean ± standard deviation (SD) and frequency (percentage), and p < 0.05 is statistically significant. EBL estimated blood loss