Neonatal outcomes of preterm infants in breech presentation according to mode of birth in Canadian NICUs.

@article{Lodha2011NeonatalOO,
  title={Neonatal outcomes of preterm infants in breech presentation according to mode of birth in Canadian NICUs.},
  author={Abhay Kumar Lodha and Qiaohao Zhu and Shoo K. Lee and Prakesh S. Shah},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={87 1025},
  pages={
          175-9
        }
}
  • Abhay Kumar Lodha, Qiaohao Zhu, +1 author Prakesh S. Shah
  • Published in Postgraduate medical journal 2011
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Many medical practitioners have adopted the practice of caesarean section for preterm infants in breech presentation based on term infant data. Some studies have highlighted deleterious effects on survival, such as intraventricular haemorrhage and periventricular leucomalacia, while others have reported no difference from the outcomes after vaginal delivery. OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes of preterm infants of ≤32 weeks' gestational age who were in breech position at the time of… CONTINUE READING

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