Long term outcome by method of delivery of fetuses in breech presentation

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7060.817 (Published 28 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:817
  1. Jonathan West, Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist
  1. Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter EX2 5DW

    Policy of planned caesarean section could have appreciable costs

    EDITOR,—P J Danielian and colleagues contend that a policy of vaginal breech delivery in selected cases of breech presentation is as safe as elective caesarean section with respect to long term disability.1 In their editorial in the same issue M Hannah and W Hannah point out the need for a large randomised prospective trial …

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