Each Evidence Update is a 2-page summary of a Cochrane Review of healthcare interventions relevant to people in low-income and middle-income countries.
This Evidence Update is adapted from Mathai M, Hofmeyr GJ. Abdominal surgical incisions for caesarean section. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004453. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004453.pub2.
The Joel-Cohen incision appears better than the Pfannenstiel incision.
Evidence Update, Maternal Health Series. Effective Health Care Research Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 2 pp.
Which abdominal incision is best to use in Caesarean section? Evidence Update, Maternal Health Series, February 2009