assisted breech

assisted breech

Etymology: L, assistere, to stand by
an obstetric operation in which a baby being born feet or buttocks first is permitted to deliver spontaneously as far as its umbilicus and is then extracted. Also called partial breech extraction. Compare breech extraction.
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The mode of delivery of first twin was spontaneous vaginal delivery in 25(50%), vacuum delivery in 8(16%), spontaneous breech delivery in 3(6%), assisted breech delivery in14(28%).
Emergency CS was booked, but she progressed to the second stage of labour, and an assisted breech delivery was attended by a medical officer.
9) * Among the 40 births where method of delivery was recorded, there were 11 spontaneous breech births, 23 assisted breech deliveries, and 6 breech extractions.
In our hospital the pregnant women with breech presentation and with one or more previous cesarean were all delivered by cesarean as the women were not willing for assisted breech delivery and VBAC respectively when we explained them about the risks associated with it while counseling.
METHODS AND MATERIAL: Outcome of 45 assisted breech deliveries during this period analyzed from case records and followed up for 1-2 years.
Assisted breech and spontaneous breech delivery was associated with mortality of 11/1000 births respectively.