Forceps delivery

Known as: Forceps Assistance, Forceps Assisted Vaginal Delivery, Forceps Operative Vaginal Delivery 
Application of forceps to the fetal head to facilitate vaginal birth.(NICHD)
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of levator ani muscle injury in Chinese women after their first delivery and investigate… (More)
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2009
2009
This study seeks to assess the effects of forceps-assisted delivery on the levator hiatus. Seventy-six women were investigated 12… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE To compare perinatal outcomes between forceps- and vacuum-assisted deliveries. Our hypothesis was that the force… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE To compare, in a prospective, randomised controlled trial, differences in anal sphincter function following forceps or… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
UNLABELLED Percutaneous tracheostomy with single-step dilation technique using Griggs' guidewire dilating forceps (GWDF) is a… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of forceps delivery and spontaneous delivery on pelvic floor functions in nulliparous women… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES To determine (i) risk factors in the development of third degree obstetric tears and (ii) the success of primary… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Lacerations of the anal sphincter or injury to sphincter innervation during childbirth are major causes of fecal… (More)
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1993
1993
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of defecatory symptoms, pudendal nerve damage and mechanical trauma to the anal sphincters… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have studied the pelvic floor musculature and its innervation in 14 of 24 (58 per cent) multiparous women who had been… (More)
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