|Obstetric vacuum extraction: state of the art in the new millennium.|
|PMID: 11711908 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE|
|This article summarizes the current state of knowledge of obstetric vacuum extraction. The discussed topics include the history of vacuum extraction, indications and contraindications, technique of the procedure, currently marketed instruments, special uses of the vacuum extractor, comparison of vacuum extraction with forceps delivery, and maternal and fetal outcomes. Areas of controversy are identified and discussed. Vacuum extraction is replacing forceps as the preferred method of instrumental delivery.|
|P Miksovsky; W J Watson|
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|Type: Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review|
|Title: Obstetrical & gynecological survey Volume: 56 ISSN: 0029-7828 ISO Abbreviation: Obstet Gynecol Surv Publication Date: 2001 Nov|
|Created Date: 2001-11-16 Completed Date: 2001-12-20 Revised Date: 2007-11-15|
Medline Journal Info:
|Nlm Unique ID: 0401007 Medline TA: Obstet Gynecol Surv Country: United States|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 736-51 Citation Subset: IM|
|Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls 57105, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org|
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Birth Injuries / etiology
Hematoma / etiology
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / etiology
Intracranial Hemorrhages / etiology
Obstetric Labor Complications
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Retinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Skull Fractures / etiology
Vacuum Extraction, Obstetrical* / adverse effects, contraindications, instrumentation
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