Mauriceau, Francois

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François, French obstetrician, 1637-1709.
Mauriceau maneuver - a method of assisted breech delivery. Synonym(s): Mauriceau-Levret maneuver
Mauriceau-Levret maneuver - Synonym(s): Mauriceau maneuver
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The French obstetric surgeon Francois Mauriceau disagreed with performing a CS on living women because 24 cases of CS were carried out in the first half of the 17th century in Paris without a single maternal survivor.
Francois Mauriceau, The Diseases of Women with Child, and in Child-bed, trans.
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