breech extraction


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Related to breech extraction: breech presentation, internal podalic version

extraction

 [ek-strak´shun]
1. the process or act of pulling or drawing out.
2. the preparation of an extract.
breech extraction extraction of an infant from the uterus in cases of breech presentation.
flap extraction removal of a cataract by making a flap in the cornea.
menstrual extraction a form of induced abortion in which a flexible cannula is inserted through an undilated cervix for the purpose of removing the fertilized embryo and endometrium. The cannula is attached to a syringe, which is used to aspirate the uterine contents and induce the onset of the “missed period.” This technique is not always effective, and sometimes a second procedure is required. It should be done within two weeks of a missed menstrual period.
serial extraction the selective extraction of primary teeth during an extended period of time to allow autonomous adjustment.
tooth extraction forcible removal of a tooth; called also odontectomy.
vacuum extraction removal of the uterine contents by application of a vacuum, done either for delivery of a viable fetus or for an abortion.

breech ex·trac·tion

obstetric extraction of a fetus that has presented by the buttocks.

breech extraction

Etymology: ME, brech + L, ex, out, trahere, to pull
an obstetric operation in which an infant being born feet or buttocks first is grasped before any part of the trunk is born and delivered by traction. Compare assisted breech.

extraction

1. the process or act of pulling or drawing out.
2. the preparation of an extract.

breech extraction
extraction of a fetus from the uterus in cases of breech presentation.
flap extraction
removal of a cataract by making a flap in the cornea.
extraction forceps
concave beaks to grasp teeth.
vacuum extraction
removal of the contents of a body cavity by application of a vacuum.
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By contrast, 96% of those with a planned breech extraction delivered vaginally.
Furthermore, in about 5% of twin deliveries, a vaginal/abdominal delivery is required when external version and subsequent breech extraction both fail.
In my opinion, the incidence of [vaginal/abdominal delivery] is lower if you manage the second twin by the primary breech extraction technique as opposed to the primary version technique," he said.
Of 84 twin, near-term gestations with vertex/nonvertex presentation, 41 were managed with vaginal delivery of the first twin and breech extraction of the second twin, 19 were managed by vaginal delivery of the first twin and attempted external version of the second twin, and 24 were managed by primary elective C-section.
The average maternal charges for those undergoing vaginal/primary breech extraction were $5,890, which was significantly lower than the $8,638 for those who underwent vaginal delivery / attempted external version, and the $7,814 for those who underwent primary C-section.
Investigators compared reverse breech extraction and standard direct delivery of the impacted fetal head, without assistance from a vaginal hand.
Many clinicians report, however, that it is relatively easy to perform a reverse breech extraction through a transverse uterine incision?