breech presentation

Summary

Summary: A malpresentation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR with the fetal cephalic pole in the fundus of the UTERUS. There are three types of breech: the complete breech with flexed hips and knees; the incomplete breech with one or both hips partially or fully extended; the frank breech with flexed hips and extended knees.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The Term Breech Trial: are the clinical guidelines justified by the evidence?
    M J Turner
    Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:491-4. 2006
  2. doi Neonatal outcomes with caesarean delivery at term
    Dharmintra Pasupathy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2SW, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F174-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Changing attitudes toward mode of delivery and external cephalic version in breech presentations
    Y Yogev
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Comprehensive Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 79:221-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Elective cesarean delivery for term breech
    Lone Krebs
    Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 101:690-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Mode of delivery for breech presentation in grandmultiparous women
    A S Kumari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Al Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:234-9. 2004
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of external cephalic version for term breech presentation
    Jonathan M Tan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8480, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:3. 2010
  7. ncbi Factors affecting the success of moxibustion in the management of a breech presentation as a preliminary treatment to external cephalic version
    Anne Manyande
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford TW8 9GA, UK
    Midwifery 25:774-80. 2009
  8. ncbi Rising trend and indications of caesarean section at the university of Maiduguri teaching hospital, Nigeria
    Ado D Geidam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 8:127-32. 2009
  9. ncbi Clinical factors to predict the outcome of external cephalic version: a metaanalysis
    Marjolein Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:630.e1-7; discussion e1-5. 2008
  10. pmc The Early External Cephalic Version (ECV) 2 Trial: an international multicentre randomised controlled trial of timing of ECV for breech pregnancies
    E K Hutton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Midwifery, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BJOG 118:564-77. 2011

Detail Information

Publications227 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The Term Breech Trial: are the clinical guidelines justified by the evidence?
    M J Turner
    Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:491-4. 2006
  2. doi Neonatal outcomes with caesarean delivery at term
    Dharmintra Pasupathy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2SW, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F174-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Changing attitudes toward mode of delivery and external cephalic version in breech presentations
    Y Yogev
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Comprehensive Health Center, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 79:221-4. 2002
    To compare the attitude of gravid women in breech presentation towards external cephalic version (ECV) and mode of delivery between 1995 and 2001.
  4. ncbi Elective cesarean delivery for term breech
    Lone Krebs
    Department of Obstetrics, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obstet Gynecol 101:690-6. 2003
    ..To compare the maternal complications of elective cesarean delivery for breech at term with those after vaginal or emergency cesarean delivery...
  5. ncbi Mode of delivery for breech presentation in grandmultiparous women
    A S Kumari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Al Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:234-9. 2004
    To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of planned vaginal delivery vs. elective cesarean delivery for breech presentation at term.
  6. pmc Cost-effectiveness of external cephalic version for term breech presentation
    Jonathan M Tan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8480, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:3. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio, from society's perspective, of ECV compared to scheduled cesarean for term breech presentation.
  7. ncbi Factors affecting the success of moxibustion in the management of a breech presentation as a preliminary treatment to external cephalic version
    Anne Manyande
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Paragon House, Boston Manor Road, Brentford TW8 9GA, UK
    Midwifery 25:774-80. 2009
    to explore the effects of moxibustion treatment, to examine the predictors of its use in causing a breech presentation to spontaneously turn to a cephalic presentation which will result in a vaginal birth (the paper will refer to this as ..
  8. ncbi Rising trend and indications of caesarean section at the university of Maiduguri teaching hospital, Nigeria
    Ado D Geidam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 8:127-32. 2009
    ..To determine the trend and indications for the use of caesarean delivery in our environment...
  9. ncbi Clinical factors to predict the outcome of external cephalic version: a metaanalysis
    Marjolein Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:630.e1-7; discussion e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to systematically review the medical literature reporting on potential clinical prognosticators for the outcome of external cephalic version (ECV)...
  10. pmc The Early External Cephalic Version (ECV) 2 Trial: an international multicentre randomised controlled trial of timing of ECV for breech pregnancies
    E K Hutton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Midwifery, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BJOG 118:564-77. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi External cephalic version-related risks: a meta-analysis
    Kim Grootscholten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1143-51. 2008
    ..To systematically review the literature on external cephalic version-related complications and to assess if the outcome of a version attempt is related to complications...
  12. ncbi Ultrasound factors to predict the outcome of external cephalic version: a meta-analysis
    M Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 33:76-84. 2009
    ..To systematically review the medical literature reporting on ultrasound factors that can be predictive for the outcome of an attempt at external cephalic version (ECV)...
  13. ncbi Prognostic parameters for successful external cephalic version
    Assaf Ben-Meir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:660-2. 2008
    ..To improve patient consultation before external cephalic version (ECV) attempt at term by defining prognostic parameters for the success of the procedure...
  14. pmc Implementation of the external cephalic version in breech delivery. Dutch national implementation study of external cephalic version
    Floortje Vlemmix
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:20. 2010
    b>Breech presentation occurs in 3 to 4% of all term pregnancies...
  15. ncbi Is a breech presentation at term more frequent in women with a history of cesarean delivery?
    Françoise Vendittelli
    Association des Utilisateurs de Dossiers Informatisés en Pédiatrie, Obstétrique et Gynécologie sentinel network, Lyon, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:521.e1-6. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether breech presentation at term is more common among women with at least 1 previous cesarean delivery.
  16. ncbi Breech presentation: an audit project as means of pursuing clinical excellence
    D Siassakos
    Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:642-7. 2005
    Clinical audit is an effective quality improvement process to evaluate important clinical issues. Breech presentation is such an issue due to its contribution to the rising caesarean section (CS) rate...
  17. ncbi Planned vaginal delivery of fetuses in breech presentation at term: prenatal determinants predictive of elevated risk of cesarean delivery during labor
    Horace Roman
    INSERM, UMR S149, Baudelocque, Cochin Port Royal, Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 138:14-22. 2008
    Identify the prenatal determinants associated with cesarean delivery during labor of term breech presentation for which vaginal delivery is planned.
  18. ncbi Planned vaginal delivery versus Caesarean section for breech presentation in Ile-Ife, Nigeria
    E O Orji
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ife Ife, Nigeria
    East Afr Med J 80:589-91. 2003
    ..The optimum mode of breech delivery remains a matter of controversy among obstetricians worldwide...
  19. ncbi Neonatal outcomes of preterm infants in breech presentation according to mode of birth in Canadian NICUs
    Abhay Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Rm C211, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N2T9
    Postgrad Med J 87:175-9. 2011
    Many medical practitioners have adopted the practice of caesarean section for preterm infants in breech presentation based on term infant data...
  20. ncbi Maternal outcomes at 2 years after planned cesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: the international randomized Term Breech Trial
    Mary E Hannah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:917-27. 2004
    This study was undertaken to compare maternal outcomes at 2 years postpartum after planned cesarean section and planned vaginal birth for the singleton fetus in breech presentation at term.
  21. ncbi The management of breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand
    Hala Phipps
    Department of Obstetrics, King George V Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 43:294-7; discussion 261. 2003
    ..To assess current obstetric practice in the management of singleton breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand...
  22. ncbi Cesarean delivery after successful external cephalic version of breech presentation at term: a comparative study
    Yannik Vezina
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hopital Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:763-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rate and indications of cesarean delivery after a successful external cephalic version...
  23. ncbi External cephalic version for breech presentation at term
    G Justus Hofmeyr
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, University of the Witwatersrand, University of FortHare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, East London, South Africa
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD000083. 2012
    Management of breech presentation is controversial, particularly in regard to manipulation of the position of the fetus by external cephalic version (ECV)...
  24. ncbi Early motor development of breech- and cephalic-presenting infants
    D J Bartlett
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 95:425-32. 2000
    ..than cephalic-presenting infants--regardless of mode of delivery-thus explaining both the failure to assume cephalic version at the end of gestation and the higher rates of childhood motor impairments associated with breech presentation.
  25. ncbi Breech presenting twin A: is vaginal delivery safe?
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Perinat Med 32:470-4. 2004
    ..Based on our study, we cannot advocate normal vaginal delivery when twin A is non-vertex: cesarean seems to be a safer route of delivery...
  26. ncbi Perinatal mortality in breech presentation sibships
    S Albrechtsen
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, University of Bergen, Haukeland University Hospital
    Obstet Gynecol 92:775-80. 1998
    To compare perinatal mortality in breech presentation delivered vaginally and by cesarean in individual births and in sibships.
  27. ncbi Attempted vaginal versus planned cesarean delivery in 195 breech first twin pregnancies
    Loïc Sentilhes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:55-60. 2007
    ..To compare neonatal and maternal outcomes for breech first twins according to whether vaginal or cesarean delivery was planned and to verify that in appropriate selected cases, attempted vaginal delivery is a reasonable choice...
  28. ncbi Prediction of success of external cephalic version after 36 weeks
    Marjolein Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Perinatol 28:103-10. 2011
    ..We performed a prospective cohort study of women with a singleton fetus in breech presentation with a gestational age of 36 weeks or more...
  29. ncbi Pregnancy outcomes by mode of delivery among term breech births: Swedish experience 1987-1993
    J Roman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 92:945-50. 1998
    ..To study the influence of mode of delivery on infant mortality, neonatal morbidity, and maternal morbidity in pregnancies with nonmalformed term singleton infants presented in breech...
  30. ncbi Predictors of successful outcomes after external cephalic version in singleton term breech pregnancies: a nine-year historical cohort study
    L Y Cho
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kwong Wah Hospital, 25 Waterloo Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:11-9. 2012
    ..To study the success rate, predictors for success, and pregnancy outcomes after external cephalic version...
  31. ncbi Prevalence, outcome, and women's experiences of external cephalic version in a low-risk population
    Marlies Rijnders
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Birth 37:124-33. 2010
    Until recently, external cephalic version to prevent breech presentation at birth was not widely accepted...
  32. ncbi Breech presentation and choice of mode of childbirth: a qualitative study of women's experiences
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, 32 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Midwifery 27:e208-13. 2011
    To explore women's perceptions of their experience of the diagnosis of breech presentation and decision-making processes regarding the choice of mode of childbirth.
  33. ncbi Intrapartum management of nonvertex second-born twins: a critical analysis
    H N Winn
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, St Louis University St Mary s Health Center, MO 63117, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1204-8. 2001
    ..Our purpose was to assess the impact of the mode of delivery--vaginal delivery versus cesarean section--on the perinatal outcomes of the second-born breech twins...
  34. ncbi Does a probability of breech presentation of more than 50% exist among diseases and medical conditions?
    Slobodan R Sekulić
    Department of Neurology, Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:649-54. 2007
    The aim was to study the effect of twin gestations in a uterus with 2 bodies on the probability of breech presentation at delivery. The hypothesis was that the probability of breech presentation was not higher than 50%...
  35. ncbi Probability of breech presentation and its significance
    Slobodan R Sekulić
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1160-4. 2010
    Existing data related to the probability of breech presentation suggest that the breech presentation is a consequence of mere filling of the intrauterine space, with the same probability of breech and cephalic presentation...
  36. ncbi Breech presentation: increasing maternal choice
    Denise Tiran
    Expectancy Ltd Expectant Parents Complementary Therapies Consultancy, London, UK
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:233-8. 2004
    Pregnant women with a third trimester breech presentation are almost invariably offered Caesarean section as the mode of delivery of first choice, especially when external version has failed to turn the fetus to cephalic...
  37. ncbi Women's and providers' experiences of breech presentation in Jamaica: a qualitative study
    Sandra A Founds
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1391-9. 2007
    ..Most research on breech relates to medical management of the malpresentation. Little is known about women's or providers' experiences of breech, an obstetrical complication...
  38. ncbi Vaginal breech delivery and perinatal mortality in twins
    A J Roopnarinesingh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the West Indies, Champs Fleurs, Trinidad
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:291-3. 2002
    ..We conclude that in the absence of a uterine scar or a footling presentation, there is no valid reason to prohibit vaginal delivery when either twin presents by the breech...
  39. ncbi Mothers' views of their childbirth experiences 2 years after planned Caesarean versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term, in the international randomized Term Breech Trial
    Ellen D Hodnett
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:224-31. 2005
    To compare mothers' views at 2 years postpartum after participation in a randomized trial of planned Caesarean and planned vaginal birth for a singleton fetus in breech presentation at term.
  40. ncbi A prospective study of the factors associated with the success rate of external cephalic version for breech presentation at term
    Jorge Burgos
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Service, Cruces University Hospital, Vizcaya, Spain
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 112:48-51. 2011
    To determine the factors associated with the success rate of external cephalic version (ECV) for breech presentation at term.
  41. ncbi Natural history of fetal position during pregnancy and risk of nonvertex delivery
    Catherine Takacs Witkop
    Department of General Preventive Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:875-80. 2008
    ..To examine the natural history of fetal position throughout pregnancy and the likelihood for nonvertex delivery...
  42. pmc Evaluation of a decision aid for women with breech presentation at term: a randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN14570598]
    N Nassar
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BJOG 114:325-33. 2007
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a decision aid for women with a breech presentation compared with usual care.
  43. ncbi Vaginal vs. cesarean delivery for preterm breech presentation of singleton infants in California: a population-based study
    Peter A Robilio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, and Health Information Solutions, Rocklin, California, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:473-9. 2007
    ..To examine the morbidity and mortality associated with vaginal breech delivery (VBD) of premature, low-birth-weight (LBW) (< 2.5 kg) newborns as compared to delivery by cesarean section...
  44. ncbi Outcomes of children at 2 years after planned cesarean birth versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: the International Randomized Term Breech Trial
    Hilary Whyte
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:864-71. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether planned cesarean delivery for the singleton fetus in breech presentation at term reduces the risk of death or neurodevelopmental delay at 2 years of age.
  45. ncbi Delivery of breech first twins: a multicenter retrospective study
    I Blickstein
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 95:37-42. 2000
    ..To assess the risk of vaginal birth of breech first twins by Apgar scores and mortality...
  46. ncbi Use of external cephalic version for breech pregnancy and mode of delivery for breech and twin pregnancy: a survey of Canadian practitioners
    Eileen K Hutton
    Department of Family Medicine Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 24:804-10. 2002
    ....
  47. ncbi Maternal thyroid function during gestation is related to breech presentation at term
    S M I Kuppens
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 72:820-4. 2010
    To study the relationship between suboptimal maternal thyroid function during gestation and breech presentation at term.
  48. ncbi Apgar scores in assessing morbidity of the second neonate of cephalic/non-cephalic twins in different delivery modes
    A Atis
    Third Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:43-7. 2011
    ..Caesarean section for cephalic/non-cephalic presenting twins does not decrease morbidity scores but provides effective improvement on morbidity of second fetus, according to Apgar scores...
  49. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of moxibustion for breech presentation
    Francesco Cardini
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy
    BJOG 112:743-7. 2005
    To evaluate the efficacy of moxibustion for the correction of fetal breech presentation in a non-Chinese population.
  50. ncbi High thyrotrophin levels at end term increase the risk of breech presentation
    L Kooistra
    Deptartment of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary, Canada
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:661-5. 2010
    To study the relationship between maternal thyrotrophin (TSH) and breech presentation at term.
  51. ncbi Intrapartum management of twin gestations
    Dwight P Cruikshank
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1167-76. 2007
    ..There is a limited role for trial of labor after cesarean delivery in twin gestations. In my opinion, combined vaginal-cesarean birth is the riskiest method for mother and infants and should be avoided if possible...
  52. ncbi Is planned vaginal delivery for breech presentation at term still an option? Results of an observational prospective survey in France and Belgium
    Francois Goffinet
    INSERM U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, Hopital Tenon, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1002-11. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi Moxibustion for breech version: a randomized controlled trial
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva s University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1034-40. 2009
    To estimate the efficacy of moxibustion between 34 and 38 weeks of gestation to facilitate the cephalic version of fetuses in breech presentation and the acceptability of this method by women.
  54. ncbi Factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome in the Term Breech Trial
    Min Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:740-5. 2003
    ..In the Term Breech Trial, the risk of adverse perinatal outcome was lower with planned cesarean section versus planned vaginal birth. We undertook secondary analyses to determine factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome...
  55. ncbi The term breech presentation: Neonatal results and obstetric practices in France
    F Vendittelli
    Fédération de Gynécologie Obstétrique, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, France AUDIPOG, Centre de Recherche INSERM, Lyon, France INSERM U369, Groupe Epidémiologie de la Croissance et du Développement, Lyon, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 125:176-84. 2006
    ..Compare neonatal complications according to the planned mode of delivery and according to whether the women gave birth at a maternity unit that applied "consensus" guidelines...
  56. ncbi Birth weight and neurodevelopmental outcome of children at 2 years of age after planned vaginal delivery for breech presentation at term
    J F M Molkenboer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Atrium Medical Center Heerlen, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:624-9. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi Moxibustion for breech presentation
    S Budd
    Midwifery Sister Acupuncturist, Maternity Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 6:176-9. 2000
    b>Breech presentation at term is considered a possible obstetric complication, and the management before and during labour remains controversial...
  58. ncbi External cephalic version beginning at 34 weeks' gestation versus 37 weeks' gestation: a randomized multicenter trial
    Eileen K Hutton
    Department of Family Medicine Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:245-54. 2003
    ..the rate of noncephalic presentation at birth and to decrease the rate of cesarean section associated with breech presentation. However, success rates for ECV are low...
  59. ncbi [Mode of delivery and term breech presentation in the PREMODA cohort]
    M Carayol
    INSERM U149, Hopital Tenon, 75020 Paris
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:S37-44. 2004
    The purpose of this work was to report labor and birth management practices for term breech presentation in France and Belgium in 2001-2002 and to describe indications for cesarean sections (before labor, emergency situations) in breech ..
  60. ncbi Women's attitudes towards management of breech presentation at term
    S Caukwell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Michael s Hospital, Bristol, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:486-8. 2002
    Current advice on the management of breech presentation at term is that all uncomplicated cases should be offered external cephalic version (ECV) or an elective caesarean section...
  61. ncbi An exploratory study of women's experiences and key stakeholders views of moxibustion for cephalic version in breech presentation
    Mary Mitchell
    University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Bristol, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:264-72. 2008
    ..approach was taken to explore women's feelings and experiences of using moxibustion for cephalic version in breech presentation. Eight women with an uncomplicated breech presentation at term were offered moxibustion...
  62. ncbi A simple patient-initiated intervention to increase antenatal detection of breech presentation at term
    Christine L Roberts
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:371-6. 2004
    ..This study aimed to increase antenatal detection of breech presentation and referral for ECV using an inexpensive patient prompt (a simple brochure encouraging pregnant women to ..
  63. ncbi Time trend in the risk of delivery-related perinatal and neonatal death associated with breech presentation at term
    Dharmintra Pasupathy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:490-8. 2009
    ..of delivery-related perinatal and neonatal death among term infants presenting by the breech and the effect of changes in the mode of delivery on the overall rates of perinatal and neonatal mortality associated with breech presentation.
  64. ncbi External cephalic version: a safe procedure? A systematic review of version-related risks
    Ronald J Collaris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maxima Medical Center, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:511-8. 2004
    ..However, although in the absence of anesthesia the risks are thought to be low, most studies have used populations too small to allow definite conclusions on version-related risks...
  65. ncbi Pregnant women's preferences and knowledge of term breech management, in an Australian setting
    Camille H Raynes-Greenow
    Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Midwifery 20:181-7. 2004
    To assess women's familiarity with breech presentation and external cephalic version (ECV), and to identify women's preferences and attitudes regarding breech management.
  66. ncbi Acupuncture plus moxibustion to resolve breech presentation: a randomized controlled study
    I Neri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 15:247-52. 2004
    In many Western countries breech presentation is an indication for elective Cesarean section. In order to correct fetal presentation, the stimulation of the acupoint BL67 by moxibustion, acupuncture or both has been proposed...
  67. ncbi Prediction of successful vaginal delivery in women undergoing external cephalic version at term for breech presentation
    Louis Yik Si Chan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Block E, 1 F Shatin, Hong Kong
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:39-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical and sonographic predictors of ultimate successful vaginal delivery in women undergoing external cephalic version...
  68. ncbi Which factors play a role in clinical decision-making in external cephalic version?
    Marjolein Kok
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:31-5. 2008
    ..To assess the clinical factors that influence the estimates of clinicians of the success of an external cephalic version(ECV), and the subsequent management decisions made by clinicians...
  69. ncbi Factors associated with a successful external cephalic version in the early ECV trial
    Eileen K Hutton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:23-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this research was to determine factors that were associated with a successful external cephalic version (ECV) procedure...
  70. pmc Population trends in cesarean delivery for breech presentation in the United States, 1997-2003
    Henry Chong Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Perinatal Epidemiology, and Health Outcomes Research Unit, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:59.e1-8. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether cesarean delivery for breech has increased in the United States...
  71. ncbi Maternal deaths after elective cesarean section for breech presentation in the Netherlands
    Joke M Schutte
    University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:240-3. 2007
    ..The Dutch Maternal Mortality Committee registered and evaluated maternal mortality due to elective cesarean section for breech...
  72. ncbi The complications of external cephalic version: results from 805 consecutive attempts
    S Collins
    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    BJOG 114:636-8. 2007
    ..In this series of 805 consecutive version attempts, we report an extremely low complication rate and 0.5% risk of emergency caesarean section after the procedure...
  73. ncbi Effects of three different stimulations (acupuncture, moxibustion, acupuncture plus moxibustion) of BL.67 acupoint at small toe on fetal behavior of breech presentation
    Isabella Neri
    Mother Infant Department, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    Am J Chin Med 35:27-33. 2007
    ..67 acupoint of women (beside the outer corner of the 5th toenail) in fetal breech presentation. During the acupoint stimulation (20 min, two times a week), the women were submitted to computerized non-..
  74. ncbi External cephalic version (ECV): experience in a sub-Saharan African hospital
    P A Feyi-Waboso
    Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:317-20. 2006
    ..8 - 16). Once turned, 97% of the babies remained cephalic until delivery. The caesarean section rate in each group was higher than the unit rate of 12.7%. There was one fetal death from cord prolapse in the vaginal breech delivery group...
  75. ncbi Cesarean section in term breech presentations: do rates of adverse neonatal outcomes differ by hospital birth volume?
    Christine Hoehner
    Department of Community Health, St Louis University School of Public Health, MO 63117, USA
    J Perinat Med 34:196-202. 2006
    ..To determine if risk of adverse neonatal outcomes among term breech infants delivered by cesarean section differs by volume of such births at the delivering hospital...
  76. ncbi Effectiveness of acupuncture-type interventions versus expectant management to correct breech presentation: a systematic review
    Ineke van den Berg
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Complement Ther Med 16:92-100. 2008
    ..assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture-type interventions (moxibustion, acupuncture, or electro-acupuncture) on acupuncture point BL 67 to correct breech presentation compared to expectant management, based on controlled trials.
  77. ncbi Conservative management in breech deliveries leads to similar results compared with cephalic deliveries
    J F M Molkenboer
    Atrium Medical Center Heerlen, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:599-603. 2007
    ..To compare the difference in neonatal mortality and morbidity between breech and cephalic presentations at term...
  78. ncbi Tocolysis for repeat external cephalic version in breech presentation at term: a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    Lawrence Impey
    Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, Oxford Fetal Medicine Unit, Level 6, The Women s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    BJOG 112:627-31. 2005
    External cephalic version (ECV) reduces the incidence of breech presentation at term and caesarean section for non-cephalic births...
  79. ncbi External cephalic version for breech presentation with or without spinal analgesia in nulliparous women at term: a randomized controlled trial
    Carolyn F Weiniger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1343-50. 2007
    ..To compare the success of external cephalic version using spinal analgesia with no analgesia among nulliparas...
  80. ncbi Cesarean vs. vaginal birth for term breech presentation in 2 different study periods
    G Daskalakis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:162-6. 2007
    To compare outcomes for fetuses at term in breech presentation during 2 periods when different delivery policies were in effect.
  81. ncbi Non-stress test changes during acupuncture plus moxibustion on BL67 point in breech presentation
    Isabella Neri
    Clinica Ostetrica, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 9:158-62. 2002
    ..For comparison, the same changes were assessed during placebo acupuncture (minimal acupuncture) in the same subjects...
  82. ncbi Determining cost savings from attempted cephalic version in an inner city delivering population
    E K Adams
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 3:185-92. 2000
    ..of external cephalic version (ECV) is increasingly seen as an important clinical management strategy for breech presentation infants...
  83. ncbi Introducing routine external cephalic version for the management of the malpresenting fetus near term
    K Devendra
    Division of Fetal Maternal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608
    Med J Malaysia 57:454-9. 2002
    ..and safety of external cephalic version (ECV) when its use was introduced in the routine management of breech presentation and transverse lie after 36 weeks by obstetricians with limited prior experience with the procedure...
  84. ncbi Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: a randomised multicentre trial. Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group
    M E Hannah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 356:1375-83. 2000
    For 3-4% of pregnancies, the fetus will be in the breech presentation at term. For most of these women, the approach to delivery is controversial...
  85. ncbi Moxibustion for correction of breech presentation: a randomized controlled trial
    F Cardini
    JAMA 280:1580-4. 1998
    ..BL 67 (Zhiyin, located beside the outer corner of the fifth toenail), to promote version of fetuses in breech presentation. Its effect may be through increasing fetal activity...
  86. ncbi Correction of nonvertex presentation with moxibustion: a systematic review and metaanalysis
    Jorge Vas
    Centro de Salud Doña Mercedes, Unidad de Tratamiento del Dolor, Dos Hermanas, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:241-59. 2009
    ....
  87. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of the effect of combined spinal-epidural analgesia on the success of external cephalic version for breech presentation
    J T Sullivan
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron Street, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 18:328-34. 2009
    Improving the success of external cephalic version (ECV) for breech presentation may help avoid some cesarean deliveries...
  88. ncbi Outcomes at 3 months after planned cesarean vs planned vaginal delivery for breech presentation at term: the international randomized Term Breech Trial
    Mary E Hannah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 287:1822-31. 2002
    ..No randomized controlled trial of planned cesarean delivery has measured benefits and risks of postpartum outcomes months after the birth...
  89. ncbi Is there a place for selective vaginal breech delivery in Malaysian hospitals: experiences from the Ipoh Hospital
    Sivalingam Nalliah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban, Malaysia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:129-36. 2009
    ..The 'Term Breech Trial' (TBT) results of 2001 have impacted on the mode of delivery of breech with a low threshold for caesarean delivery (CD) worldwide...
  90. ncbi [Alternative methods instead of external cephalic version in the event of breech presentation. Review of the literature]
    G Boog
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, CHU de Nantes, 7, quai Moncousu, 44093 Nantes Cedex 1
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:94-8. 2004
    Fetal breech presentation at term is more and more treated by a planned cesarean section...
  91. ncbi Term breech presentation in The Netherlands from 1995 to 1999: mortality and morbidity in relation to the mode of delivery of 33824 infants
    Christine C Th Rietberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vlietland Hospital, Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
    BJOG 110:604-9. 2003
    To analyse neonatal mortality and morbidity in term infants born in breech presentation in relation to the mode of delivery (planned caesarean section, emergency caesarean section or vaginal delivery) and to compare these findings with ..
  92. ncbi Anesthesia for breech presentation and multiple gestation
    Stephen D Pratt
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:711-29. 2003
  93. ncbi Update on the management of term breech deliveries in New South Wales, Australia
    Christine Roberts
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 43:173. 2003
  94. ncbi Side-effects of moxibustion for cephalic version of breech presentation
    Marie Julia Guittier
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1231-3. 2008
    ..Chinese Medicine technique related to acupuncture, was proposed to facilitate cephalic version of breech presentation. Several trials were conducted to evaluate the efficacy, but there are few reports on the safety of ..
  95. ncbi External cephalic version: an approach with few complications
    Daniel W Skupski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Center, New York, NY, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 56:83-8. 2003
    ..With careful attention to contraindications, ECV can be performed with few complications. ECV lowers the CD rate...
  96. ncbi Acupuncture conversion of fetal breech presentation
    Dubravko Habek
    Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Hospital Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
    Fetal Diagn Ther 18:418-21. 2003
    The aim of this study was to assess the value of acupuncture (AP) in the conversion of fetal breech presentation into vertex presentation.
  97. ncbi Outcome of external cephalic version after 36 weeks' gestation without tocolysis
    L Impey
    The Women s Center, The Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, UK
    J Matern Fetal Med 8:203-7. 1999
    ..Published series of Caucasian women are small and concerns regarding safety and spontaneous version remain. We review the outcomes of 26 months of a breech clinic in a Dublin teaching hospital...
  98. ncbi Moxibustion treatment of breech presentation
    Y Kanakura
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Second Teaching School of Medicine, Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Chin Med 29:37-45. 2001
    b>Breech presentation was successfully corrected by stimulating acupuncture points with moxibustion or low-frequency electrical current. Only patients with breech pregnancies at the 28th week or later were entered into the study...
  99. ncbi Small fetal size: a risk factor for breech birth at term
    C L Roberts
    NSW Centre for Perinatal Health Services Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 67:1-8. 1999
    ..To examine fetal size as a risk factor for breech birth at term...
  100. ncbi [Influence of mode of delivery in term breech presentation on the Apgar score and transfer in neonatal care unit. Results of the management of 568 singleton pregnancies in a level III French maternity]
    J Delotte
    Service de gynécologie obstérique reproduction et médecine foetale, CHU de l Archet 2, B P 3079, 06202 Nice cedex 03, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:149-53. 2008
    The aim of our study was to define the influence of mode of delivery in term breech presentation on the Apgar score and transfert in neonatal care unit using our university hospital protocol.
  101. ncbi Trial of vaginal breech delivery: current role
    Yasuko Yamamura
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:526-36. 2007
    b>Breech presentation occurs at term in approximately 3% to 4% of singleton gestations...

Research Grants7

  1. ECONOMIC INFLUENCES (ESPECIALLY HMOS) ON CESAREANS
    A Tussing; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..However, as these equations are likely to be dominated by independent variables reflecting diagnosis (breech presentation, dystocia, etc.), in another set of analyses diagnosis itself will be used as the dependent variable...
  2. The Epidemiology of Fecal Incontinence after Childbirth
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These data will provide a better understanding of the extent of the problem and will provide data essential for future trials of prevention and treatment of fecal incontinence. ..
  3. Health Disparities: Leaders, Providers and Patients(RMI)
    Timothy Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  5. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  6. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..