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Words related to pelvimetry

measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)

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We report a rare case of traumatic neonatal ischemic stroke with hemiplegic cerebral palsy caused by functional cephalopelvic disproportion and parietal head depression due to a "long pelvis" of the mother [2] that was treated with autologous cord blood mononuclear cells [6].
Maternal height and external pelvimetry to predict cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous African women: a cohort study.
The most common overall indication for caesarean section was foetal distress (about 60%), followed by cephalopelvic disproportion (22.
Human birth was constrained by the need to pass a head that was enlarging over geologic time through a pelvis that was being extensively modified by the requirement for bipedality, such that cephalopelvic disproportion is not an uncommon cause of both maternal and fetal death today where Cesarean sections are not readily available.
There were also lower rates of fetal intolerance, cephalopelvic disproportion, and malpresentation in the highly exposed cohort.
Physicians often attribute this to cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD).
Women at high risk are typically primigravidas who experience a prolonged and difficult labor and deliver larger than usual babies and women whose deliveries are characterized by cephalopelvic disproportion.
2,3] Other risk factors include primiparity, macrosomia, prolonged labor, cephalopelvic disproportion, prematurity, sex (male), and birth in Africa.
At least half the infants were delivered by cesarean when eclampsia (52%), abruptio placenta (57%), fetal distress (63%), dysfunctional labor (64%), cord prolapse (68%), placenta previa (82%), malpresentation (84%), or cephalopelvic disproportion (98%) were diagnosed (1).
Malpresentation, Malposition, Cephalopelvic Disproportion and Obstetric Procedures,
Out of the 129 cases of gestational diabetes mellitus, the indication for cesarean section was foetal distress in 39 cases, obstructed labour and cephalopelvic disproportion in 14 cases, antepartum haemorrhage in 5 cases, failure of induction in 8 cases and elective cesarean in 11 cases.
Other indications for CS included cephalopelvic disproportion (14.
48%) women had caesarean section due to cephalopelvic disproportion fetal distress obstructed labour delivered or undelivered referred cases from periphery were 95 (73.
Symphysiotomy is an operation to widen the maternal pelvis by dividing the fibro-cartilage of the symphysis pubis, thereby facilitating vaginal delivery of the fetus in the presence of mild to moderate cephalopelvic disproportion (19).
Indications for Cesarean sections were fetal distress, cephalopelvic disproportion, repeat lower segment cesarean section, pre eclemptic toxemia, failed progress of labour and intra uterine growth retardation.