Planned vaginal delivery versus Caesarean section for breech presentation in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

@article{Orji2003PlannedVD,
  title={Planned vaginal delivery versus Caesarean section for breech presentation in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.},
  author={Ernest Okechukwu Orji and Kayode Olusegun Ajenifuja},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={589-91}
}
BACKGROUND The optimum mode of breech delivery remains a matter of controversy among obstetricians worldwide. OBJECTIVE To determine whether term breech babies born by planned vaginal delivery are at higher risk of neonatal mortality and morbidity than those born by planned caesarean delivery. DESIGN A hospital based non-experimental comparison of outcome of breech delivery. SETTING Ife State Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife. SUBJECTS Two hundred and fourty four singleton breech deliveries… CONTINUE READING
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