Evaluation of a decision protocol for type of delivery of infants in breech presentation at term.

@article{Michel2011EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a decision protocol for type of delivery of infants in breech presentation at term.},
  author={Sabine Michel and A Drain and Emmanuel Closset and Philippe Deruelle and Anne Ego and Damien Subtil},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={158 2},
  pages={
          194-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the safety of a decision protocol for type of delivery of breech presentations after 37 weeks of gestation. This protocol was based on a comparison of fetal head and maternal pelvic measurements. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective before-and-after study of 1133 breech infants born between 2000 and 2008 in a tertiary centre, analysing neonatal condition and percentage of vaginal deliveries by study period. RESULTS Application of the protocol was accompanied by an increase in the… CONTINUE READING

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