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Acupuncture for breech version: principles, technique, mode of action and utility--a literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19718585     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Version to correct breech presentation at term remains important, because feet-first vaginal delivery of a baby is associated with a higher risk of fetal morbidity and mortality. METHOD: The technique consists of puncture at point B67. This technique is thought to work by increasing the probability of the fetus turning by increasing active fetal movements. RESULTS: Five randomised studies evaluating the value of acupuncture in cases of siege presentation indicate that this method tended to be effective. However, no placebo-controlled study has been carried out. CONCLUSION: Acupuncture should be attempted in cases of breech presentation.
Authors:
Nicolas Sananès; Christophe Vayssière; Christine Helmlinger; Brigitte Viville; Monique Kohler; Germain Aïssi; Ngoc-Tu Trieu; Bruno Langer; Romain Favre
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-18     Completed Date:  2010-09-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  455-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
CMCO-SIHCUS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Schiltigheim, France. nsananes@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acupuncture Therapy* / methods,  statistics & numerical data,  utilization
Breech Presentation / therapy*
Female
Humans
Medicine, Chinese Traditional / methods
Pregnancy
Treatment Outcome

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