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A case report: cephalic replacement and emergency caesarean section for the resolution of shoulder dystocia.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Singapore Medical Journal
0037-5675
Publisher
Singapore Medical Journal
Publication Date
Volume
36
Issue
6
Pages
684–685
Identifiers
PMID: 8781651
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Shoulder dystocia is a serious complication of delivery. Various manoeuvres had been described, all aim at achieving shoulder descent and vaginal delivery. We report a case whereby shoulder dystocia was managed by a rather unique technique--the foetal head was replaced in the vagina and baby delivered by emergency Caesarean Section.

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