Manual rotation to reduce caesarean delivery in persistent occiput posterior or transverse position.

@article{Shaffer2011ManualRT,
  title={Manual rotation to reduce caesarean delivery in persistent occiput posterior or transverse position.},
  author={Brian L Shaffer and Yvonne W. Cheng and J. E. Ramirez Vargas and Aaron B Caughey},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={65-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine mode of delivery and perinatal outcomes in women with occiput posterior (OP) or transverse (OT) position in the second stage of labour with a trial of manual rotation compared to expectant management. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was designed to examine mode of delivery and perinatal morbidity in women who underwent a trial of manual rotation (n = 731) compared to expectant management (n = 2527) during the second stage of labour with the fetus in OP/OT position… CONTINUE READING