External cephalic version at term should be considered

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7060.817a (Published 28 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:817
  1. P S Bhal, Clinical research fellow,
  2. K Asaad, Lecturer,
  3. A Sharma, Registrar,
  4. R W Shaw, Professor
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF4 4XN

    EDITOR,—P J Danielian and colleagues report a 20% rate of long term disability among fetuses delivered by the breech, irrespective of mode of delivery.1 This raises the key issue of whether there is an inherent abnormality associated with such fetuses. Braun et al initially suggested that fetuses with a wide range of morphological and functional damage more commonly present by the …

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