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Symphysiotomy

Known as: Symphyseotomy, Symphysiotomies 
Surgical procedure to widen a woman's pelvis during childbirth.
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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… Expand
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2004
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2004
  • J. Goh
  • The Australian & New Zealand journal of…
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 29960595
Neglected prolonged obstructed labour is the most common cause of genital tract fistulae worldwide. Pressure necrosis of soft… Expand
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2004
2004
In developed countries there is a low prevalence of obstructed labor and little aversion to cesarean delivery. In fact delay in… Expand
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2003
2002
2002
PURPOSE The outcome of symphysiotomy for accessing pelvic fracture related, obliterative urethral strictures is described… Expand
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1997
1997
We present three cases of shoulder dystocia unrelieved by standard maneuvers, including cephalic replacement. Symphysiotomy was… Expand
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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… Expand
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1993
1992
1992
The influence of maternal height (standardized for parity and birth weight) on obstetrical outcome is studied in 1095 women… Expand
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1973
1973
  • I. K. Sharp
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
  • 1973
  • Corpus ID: 33348379
1. A technique for internal fixation of the disrupted symphysis pubis by an angled four-hole plate is described. 2. In five… Expand
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