Scanzoni maneuver


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Scan·zo·ni ma·neu·ver

(skan-zō'nē),
forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.

Scan·zo·ni ma·neu·ver

(skahn-tsō'nē mă-nū'vĕr)
Forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.

Scanzoni maneuver

(skăn-zōn′ē)
[Friedrich W. Scanzoni, Ger. obstetrician, 1821–1891]
Double application of forceps, the first to rotate the fetal occiput from a posterior to an anterior position, and the second to assist fetal descent and birth.

Scanzoni,

Friedrich W., German obstetrician, 1821-1891.
Scanzoni maneuver - forceps rotation and traction in a spiral course, with reapplication of forceps for delivery.
Scanzoni second os - a constriction in the uterus resulting from obstructed labor, one of the classic signs of threatened rupture of the uterus. Synonym(s): pathologic retraction ring