IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 22 / Issue 4 / pii/1995049

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Open Access Case Report

Intrapartum management of the low-birth-weight breech fetus

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Israel)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1995, 22(4), 307–311;
Published: 10 December 1995
Abstract

Breech presentation is prevalent among preterm deliveries and contributes to neonatal mortality far beyond its prevalence. The management of a preterm breech delivery is controversial We present our retrospective and part delivered and compare the perinatal outcome between these two groups in terms of perinatal mortality (PPD) and perinatal morbidity (neonatal asphyxia), No statistically significant difference was found for either variable in the two examined groups. We therefore conclude that the method of delivery of low birth weight (1000-2500) breeches has no effect on perinatal out-come.

Keywords
Intrapartum management
Low birth weight
Breech
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