How effective is vaginal cleansing before caesarean section with an antiseptic solution for preventing postoperative infections?
This review is limited by the somewhat small number of trials (4). Information on other methods or other solutions for vaginal cleansing was lacking.
Caesarean deliveries are common today, with almost 1 in 3 babies born by caesarean in some countries. Despite the widespread use of prophylactic antibiotics, postoperative infectious morbidity still complicates caesarean deliveries.