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Chapter 58 - Breech Presentation, Unstable Lie, Malpresentation, and Malpositions (Content last reviewed: 14th December 2020)

from Section 6 - Late Prenatal – Obstetric Problems

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 November 2017

David James
Affiliation:
University of Nottingham
Philip Steer
Affiliation:
Imperial College London
Carl Weiner
Affiliation:
University of Kansas
Bernard Gonik
Affiliation:
Wayne State University, Detroit
Stephen Robson
Affiliation:
University of Newcastle
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Summary

The concepts of breech presentation, unstable lie, malpresentations, and malposition have not changed for many years but the diagnostic tools and management options change periodically as new management techniques are developed and the evidence for their use improves. Early in pregnancy the position, presentation, and lie of a fetus are irrelevant, and they only become important near term and at delivery.

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High-Risk Pregnancy
Management Options
, pp. 1674 - 1695
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
First published in: 2017

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