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Value and pregnancy outcome of external cephalic version.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16700378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To determine the efficacy and pregnancy outcome of external cephalic version at > or = 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.
I Hindawi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de santé de la Méditerranée orientale = al-Majallah al-ṣiḥḥīyah li-sharq al-mutawassiṭ     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1020-3397     ISO Abbreviation:  East. Mediterr. Health J.     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-16     Completed Date:  2006-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9608387     Medline TA:  East Mediterr Health J     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  633-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
King Hussein Medical Centre, Amman, Jordan.
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MeSH Terms
Academic Medical Centers
Body Height
Bradycardia / etiology
Breech Presentation / therapy*,  ultrasonography
Cesarean Section / statistics & numerical data*
Emergencies / epidemiology
Fetal Distress / etiology
Fetal Weight
Gestational Age
Jordan / epidemiology
Maternal Age
Pregnancy Outcome / epidemiology*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Surgical Procedures, Elective / statistics & numerical data
Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Version, Fetal / adverse effects,  methods*

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