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The international randomized term breech trial published in 2000, which showed that perinatal mortality, neonatal mortality, and serious neonatal morbidity was significantly lower for the planned CS group than for the planned vaginal birth group resulted in the systematic planning of CDs for breech presentation and significantly decreased the global rates of vaginal breech delivery.
A descriptive follow-up study was conducted from 1st July 2013 to 30th June 2014 in the In-Patient's Department (IPD) of Obstetrics, BSMCH, West Bengal, India involving pregnant mothers with completed 37 weeks of gestation, singleton live foetus in breech presentation and 11 gram% Hb level admitted for delivery.
External cephalic version for breech presentation at term.
Breech presentation is the most common form of malpresentation, accounting for 3%-4% of all deliveries at term.
This study was a retrospective audit of all women undergoing ECV for breech presentation by specialist or trainee obstetricians.
In the differential diagnosis of acute scrotum, testicular torsion, appendix testicular torsion, repairable or strangulated inguinal hernia, trauma caused by breech presentation, hematocele, scrotal abscess, malignancy, ectopic spleen and ectopic adrenal gland should be kept in mind, though rarely observed in the neonatal period.
While a rise in cesarean section (C-section) delivery rates due to breech presentation has improved neonatal outcome, 40% of term breech deliveries in the Netherlands are planned vaginal deliveries.
When both hind legs are retained in uterus, a common condition than unilateral retention is called breech presentation. Breech presentation constitutes one of the most difficult type of dystocia dealt by obstetrician.
"Although I believed, based on our previous research, that this IVA approach would work, I monitored the pregnancy closely and, when the baby was in a breech presentation, I performed the caesarean section myself," said Kawamura.
A study has shown that in fetal breech presentation, neonatal outcome was better with planned caesarean section than vaginal breech delivery.