Mauriceau maneuver

(redirected from Mauriceau-Levret maneuver)

Mau·ri·ceau ma·neu·ver

(mō-rē-sō'),
a method of assisted breech delivery in which the infant's body is astraddle the right forearm, and the middle finger of the right hand is in the fetal mouth to maintain flexion while traction is made on the shoulders by the clinician's other hand.

Mau·ri·ceau ma·neu·ver

(mō-rē-sō' mă-nū'vĕr)
A method of assisted breech delivery in which the infant's body is astraddle the obstetrician's right forearm, and the middle finger of the right hand is in the fetal mouth to maintain flexion while traction is made on the shoulders by the other hand.

Mauriceau,

François, French obstetrician, 1637-1709.
Mauriceau maneuver - a method of assisted breech delivery. Synonym(s): Mauriceau-Levret maneuver
Mauriceau-Levret maneuver - Synonym(s): Mauriceau maneuver