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External cephalic version in breech presentation under tocolysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  450339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A prospective trial is presented of the benefits and risks of external cephalic version in breech presentation. From January through October 1977, attempts at external version were performed in 53 cases with a success rate of 70%. The version technique is described. Mode of delivery after the maneuver in mothers with breech presentation who for different reasons were not included in the series is reported as well. Both the incidence of breech presentation and the incidence of cesarean section in breech presentation were reduced during the period of study. No serious complications in association with attempts at external version were observed.
O Fall; B A Nilsson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1979 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-08-29     Completed Date:  1979-08-29     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Apgar Score
Breech Presentation*
Cesarean Section
Delivery, Obstetric*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Fetal Heart / physiology
Heart Rate
Labor Presentation*
Obstetric Labor, Premature / prevention & control*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Prospective Studies
Terbutaline / pharmacology
Version, Fetal*
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