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Title: Value and pregnancy outcome of external cephalic version
Authors: Hindawi, I.
Issue Date: 2005
Language: English
Abstract: To determine the efficacy and pregnancy outcome of external cephalic version at >/= 37 weeks gestation, 90 women with a singleton breech fetus in King Hussein Medical Centre who had the procedure were compared with 102 women in a control group in whom the procedure was not attempted. External cephalic version was successfully performed on 59 fetuses [64%]. Caesarean section was performed on 39% of patients who underwent the procedure compared to 61% of the control group. Version was more successful in multiparous than nulliparous women. External cephalic version was effective in reducing the number of caesarean deliveries in term breech infant in different obstetric settings, with no major neonatal adverse outcome
Description: 633-639
Keywords: Cesarean Section
External Cephalic Version
Fetal Distress
Gestational Age
Parity
Pregnancy Outcome
Version, Fetal
Subject: Breech Presentation
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/116988
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1104/11_4_2005_633_639.pdf
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