cephalic version


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version

 [ver´zhun]
the act of turning; especially the manual turning of the fetus in delivery.
bipolar version turning done by acting upon both poles of the fetus by either external or combined version.
cephalic version turning of the fetus so that the head is the presenting part.
combined version external and internal versions together.
external version that done using outside manipulation.
internal version that done using the hand or fingers inserted through the dilated cervix.
pelvic version version by manipulation of the breech (buttocks) of the fetus.
podalic version conversion of a more unfavorable presentation into a footling presentation.
spontaneous version one that occurs without aid from any extraneous force.

ce·phal·ic ver·sion

version in which the fetus is turned so that the head presents.
See also: external cephalic version, internal cephalic version.

cephalic version

Obstetrics The manipulative or spontaneous flipping of the fetus in the uterus so that the head presents to the opening of the birth canal. See External cephalic version.

ce·phal·ic ver·sion

(sĕ-fal'ik vĕr'zhŭn)
Placement in which the fetus is turned so that the head presents; can be external cephalic version or internal cephalic version
See also: external cephalic version, internal cephalic version
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Hutton EK, Kauf manK, HodnettE, Amankwah K, Hewson SA, McKay D, et al, for the Early external cephalic version trial Group.
Women were excluded when their parity was >4; if there were contraindications for labor, vaginal delivery, external cephalic version, or early external cephalic version; or if the subject planned to move away during the pregnancy.
The success rate of external cephalic version was 43% in the CSE group and 33% in the systemic analgesia group.
Predictors of External Cephalic Version Success Odds Ratio P value Parity >0 2.25 .001 Tocolysis 1.73 .001 Amniotic fluid index >10 cm 1.56 .001 Estimated fetal weight >3,000 g 1.20 .154 Frank breech presentation 0.80 .088 Gestational age >38 weeks 0.74 .027 Maternal BMI >35 kg/[m.sup.2] 0.21 .001 Note: Results of a multivariate logistic regression analysis.
These data should be incorporated into informed consent procedures before an attempted external cephalic version, he said.
"External cephalic version is a safe procedure that reduces risk of cesarean delivery," wrote Ms.
(4) External cephalic version is not universally acceptable to women.
(4) As a result, the current standard of care is to administer anti-D immunoglobulin at 28 weeks' gestation, within 72 hours of delivery of an RhD-positive fetus, and after events with risk of fetal-to-maternal transfusion (eg, spontaneous, threatened, or induced abortion; invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures such as amniocentesis; blunt abdominal trauma; external cephalic version; second or third trimester antepartum bleeding).
Objective: To find out the effectiveness of oral nifedipine as a tocolytic agent in external cephalic version.
The editors have updated, at obgmanagement.com, the caption for the FIGURE on page 30 of the September 2017 issue, within the article, "External cephalic version: How to increase the chances for success" by Henry Michael Lerner, MD.
External cephalic version (ECV) is a procedure in which the fetus is rotated from the breech to the cephalic position manually through manipulation of the mother's abdomen.
External cephalic version and internal podalic version was done in 1 and 1 cases respectively for the third baby.