podalic


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podalic

 [po-dal´ik]
pertaining to or by means of the feet, as podalic version.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

po·dal·ic

(pō-dal'ik),
Relating to the foot.
[G. pous (pod-), foot]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

po·dal·ic

(pō-dal'ik)
Relating to the foot.
[G. pous (pod-), foot]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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As Tatlock tells us, Siegemund became "the next best thing to an expert in obstructed labor and had perfected the techniques of cephalic and podalic version" (3).
The delivery was defined by obstetric indication so that 9 patients had normal delivery and 5 patients had their deliveries by cesarean section, one of which was because of failed induction, and 4 of them due to a podalic presentation.
My podalic problem has been brought into focus because this is National Footcare Week.
No description of the orbital cavities was reported, and a podalic presentation was diagnosed.
The incidence of vertex vaginal delivery was 32.4%, assisted breech delivery in 22.7% cases, caesarean section in 39.6% and internal podalic version was done in 4 cases for second baby.
This approach is also useful when breech extraction of a second twin becomes difficult, and in cases involving podalic version of a second twin.
* Any case with presentation other than breech where attempts were made to deliver by internal podalic version were excluded.
There are several risk factors for rupture uterus like multi parity (5) uterotonic drugs, placenta percreta (6), CPD, mal position, mal presentation, internal podalic version, perforation of uterus during MTP, instrumental delivery, and scarred uterus following operations on uterus like caesarean section, myomectomy, utericuloplasty.