prolapsed cord

prolapsed cord

[prōlapst]
an umbilical cord that protrudes beside or ahead of the presenting part of the fetus.
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Prolapsed cord

Prolapsed cord

The umbilical cord is pushed into the vagina ahead of the baby and becomes compressed, cutting off blood flow to the baby.
Mentioned in: Cesarean Section
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Conclusion: Placental abruption, eclampsia, and prolapsed cord were found to be important factors in IUFD.
But the failure of midwives at Royal Sussex County Hospital to notice a prolapsed cord led to asphyxia and cerebral palsy affecting all four of his limbs.
The second twin developed a prolapsed cord during delivery of the first twin.
hospitalist is not in the operating room with a case just when they're needed for a shoulder dystocia or prolapsed cord in L&D.
When she was 27 weeks pregnant, Shaun, a joiner, rushed her into Letterkenny General Hospital with a prolapsed cord and Jamie was delivered.
By comparison, the incidence of other childbirth emergencies, such as prolapsed cord, placental separation, or sudden fetal distress is 1-3 percent.
In cases of placenta previa (where the placenta covers the cervix opening), prolapsed cord (where the umbilical cord exists first), herpes, eclampsia, and uterine tumours, cesareans are medically warranted.
Allardice states that a prolapsed cord will result in "virtually" all cases where the membrane of the second twin breaks.
The 16 deliveries complicated by a prolapsed cord or by a cord entangled around an extremity were excluded from further analysis.
hospitalist can begin a cesarean section for a prolapsed cord before a private practitioner can be there.
An occult prolapsed cord was unpredictable, unpreventable, and unforeseeable.
Momsen's suit maintains gross medical malpractice by the hospital and attending physicians following presentation with a prolapsed cord.