Failed trial of vacuum or forceps--maternal and fetal outcome.

@article{Revah1997FailedTO,
  title={Failed trial of vacuum or forceps--maternal and fetal outcome.},
  author={A Revah and Yossef Ezra and Dan Farine and Karen Ritchie},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={176 1 Pt 1},
  pages={200-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with a failed trial of instrumental delivery with that of proceeding directly to cesarean section during the second stage of labor. STUDY DESIGN All second-stage cesarean deliveries between January 1986 and December 1992 in a tertiary care teaching hospital were retrospectively reviewed. Specific maternal and neonatal outcome parameters were studied to compare the failed instrumental group with the direct-to… CONTINUE READING

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