dystocia


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dystocia

 [dis-to´she-ah]
abnormal labor or childbirth.
fetal dystocia that due to shape, size, or position of the fetus.
maternal dystocia that due to some condition inherent in the mother.
placental dystocia difficult delivery of the placenta.

dys·to·ci·a

(dis-tō'sē-ă),
Difficult childbirth.
[G. dystokia, fr. dys-, difficult, + tokos, childbirth]

dystocia

Difficult childbirth, difficult labor Obstetrics A period of nonprogression of labor ≥ 4 hrs after the cervix has dilated to 3 cm Etiology Abnormal presentation, too small a birth canal or uterine dysfunction

dys·to·ci·a

(dis-tō'sē-ă)
Difficult childbirth.
[G. dystokia, fr. dys-, difficult, + tokos, childbirth]

dystocia

Abnormal labour from failure of the expulsive power of the womb, from obstruction to the birth passage or from abnormalities in the size, shape or presentation of the baby.

Dystocia

Failure to progress in labor, either because the cervix will not dilate (expand) further or (after full dilation) the head does not descend through the mother's pelvis.
Mentioned in: Cesarean Section
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Maternal demographic characteristics (age, body mass index [BMI], parity, previous caesarean section, and systemic disease) and the following outcomes were assessed: time from the start of delivery (cervical dilation [greater than or equal to] 4 cm) to birth, period of postpartum care at the hospital (time from delivery to discharge), delivery method, shoulder dystocia, genital tract injury (vaginal or perineal rupture), anal sphincter injury, and bleeding volume at birth.
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defined the 60 s of interval head-to-body as an objective standard of shoulder dystocia, the concern of asphyxia with every second passing puts greater pressure on birth attendant in the field.[sup][4] But by Locatelli et al .'s study which allowed the shoulders to deliver in two-step, the mean head-to-body interval was 88 [+ or -] 61 s.[sup][5] The relationship of the interval of head to shoulder and baby asphyxia was controversial.
* The obstetrician involved in the care of a Macrosomic infant must be familiar with procedures that release a shoulder dystocia at delivery.
From the 18 months prior to implementation of the bundles--which included a planned vaginal delivery tool to assess for shoulder dystocia risk to the 36 months after implementation, the rate of shoulder dystocia decreased from 1.7 to 1.4 per 100 births, Dr.
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Table 3 shows some indicators of obstetric management of shoulder dystocia cases and their associated complications.