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John Yeh  
Harvard Medical School 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
USA

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Forceps: Still an Option?

Author(s): Alfredo F. Gei, Luis D. Pacheco.

Abstract:

Labor and Delivery; United States; 2005: SM, a 24 year old Asian female with a monochorionic diamniotic twin gestation at near term has been pushing for 4.5 hours. The presenting twin is in an occipito-transverse position at +2 station. The second twin is in a cephalic presentation and showing variable decelerations.

Keywords: prenatal care, cesarean delivery, Forceps-Assisted Vaginal Deliveries, episiotomies, skull fractures

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Article Details

VOLUME: 4
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2008
Page: [56 - 75]
Pages: 20
DOI: 10.2174/157340408783572024