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Associated factors and outcomes of persistent occiput posterior position: A retrospective cohort study from 1976 to 2001.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
1476-4954
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Volume
19
Issue
9
Pages
563–568
Identifiers
PMID: 16966125
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Epidural use, AROM, African-American ethnicity, nulliparity, and birth weight >4000 g are associated with persistent OP position at delivery, with higher rates of operative deliveries and obstetric complications. This information can be useful in counseling patients regarding risks and associated outcomes of persistent OP position.

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