Symphysiotomy

Known as: Symphyseotomy, Symphysiotomies 
Surgical procedure to widen a woman's pelvis during childbirth.
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2011
2011
AIM To compare the maternal and neonatal outcomes of symphysiotomy (SYM) and cesarean section (CS), when they were performed in… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Symphysiotomy is an operation in which the fibres of the pubic symphysis are partially divided to allow separation of… (More)
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2009
2009
We analysed the data from a hospital that had practiced symphysiotomy and caesarean section (c/s) for many years and where… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Obstructed labour remains one of the leading causes of maternal and foetal death and morbidity in poorly resourced… (More)
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2007
2007
When expatriate doctors from developed countries working in sub-Saharan Africa suggest to the local doctors and midwives that… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE The outcome of symphysiotomy for accessing pelvic fracture related, obliterative urethral strictures is described… (More)
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1999
1999
Contemporary reports on surgery for horseshoe kidney (HK) still recommend isthmotomy and lateropexy to complete an open… (More)
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1997
1997
We present three cases of shoulder dystocia unrelieved by standard maneuvers, including cephalic replacement. Symphysiotomy was… (More)
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1996
1996
At Kaziba hospital in rural Zaire, the frequency of deliveries by Caesarean section rose from 6.2% in 1971 to 12% in 1992, and… (More)
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1992
1992
The influence of maternal height (standardized for parity and birthweight) on obstetrical outcome is studied in 1095 women giving… (More)
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