Tag: vaginal delivery

Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
1. Among women with term fetuses in breech malpresentation, cesarean delivery was associated with reduction in perinatal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Original Date of Publication: October 2000 Study Rundown: While the majority of fetuses in breech malpresentation will spontaneously convert to cephalic presentation by term, 37 weeks gestation, a minority...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
1. Among women with cephalic-presenting diamniotic twins at term, those randomized to planned cesarean delivery were not more likely to experience adverse neonatal outcomes compared to those randomized to planned vaginal delivery. 2. Compared to planned vaginal delivery, scheduled elective cesarean delivery conferred no more than a 23% reduction and...
1. Current rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis during vaginal delivery hospitalizations are low, with patients having a history of VTE and/or hypercoagulability most likely to receive it. 2. Other risk factors for VTE such as obesity and smoking were not as strongly associated with VTE prophylaxis. Evidence Rating...
Image: PD 1. Among pre-term neonates, the likelihood of respiratory distress, low Apgar and death was higher after cesarean compared with vaginal delivery.  2. Vaginal delivery may provide benefit to preterm infants, particularly with regard to respiratory function.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Researchers found that compared with vaginal delivery, cesarean...