Brandt-Andrews maneuver


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Related to Brandt-Andrews maneuver: Methergine, Crede's method

Brandt-Andrews maneuver

Etymology: Thure Brandt, Swedish obstetrician, 1819-1895; Henry R. Andrews, English obstetrician, 1871-1942
a method of expressing the placenta from the uterus in the third stage of labor. One hand grasps the umbilical cord while the other is placed on the mother's abdomen with the fingers over the anterior surface of the uterus. While the hand on the abdomen is pressed backward and slightly upward, the other applies gentle traction on the cord.

Brandt-An·drews ma·neu·ver

(brahnt an'drūz mă-nū'vĕr)
The expression of the placenta by grasping the umbilical cord with one hand and placing the other hand on the abdomen, with the fingers over the anterior surface of the uterus at the junction of the lower uterine segment and the corpus uteri.
Synonym(s): Andrews maneuver.

Brandt-Andrews maneuver

(brandt-an'drewz)
A technique for expressing the placenta from the uterus during the third stage of labor. One hand puts gentle traction on the cord while the other presses the anterior surface of the uterus backward.
See: Credé's method

Andrews,

C.J., U.S. surgeon.
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Brandt-Andrews maneuver - see under Brandt, Thure

Brandt,

Thure, Swedish obstetrician and gynecologist, 1819-1895.
Brandt massage - a gynecologic massage used to correct the faulty position of the uterus. Synonym(s): Thure Brandt massage
Brandt-Andrews maneuver - method of delivering the placenta.
Thure Brandt massage - Synonym(s): Brandt massage