Manual rotation in occiput posterior or transverse positions: risk factors and consequences on the cesarean delivery rate.

@article{Ray2007ManualRI,
  title={Manual rotation in occiput posterior or transverse positions: risk factors and consequences on the cesarean delivery rate.},
  author={Camille Le Ray and Pauline Serres and Thomas Schmitz and Dominique Cabrol and F. Goffinet},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={110 4},
  pages={873-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for failure of manual rotation in patients with occiput posterior or transverse positions during labor and to study the cesarean rate according to the success of the rotation. METHODS Case-control study comparing failure and success of manual rotation. Cases were all fetuses for whom rotation failed. We used computerized randomization (without matching) to select one control with a successful rotation during the same period for each case with a failed… CONTINUE READING