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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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Finally, from an evolutionary point of view, it is evident that the upright gait and hence the prominent promontory along with growing brain volume and general growth acceleration will aggravate the problem of cephalopelvic disproportion and will lead to increased caesarean section rates in the highest z-score bands of head circumference in the future to prevent white matter damage.
The incidence of swelling when the fetal head is located in the lower part of the canal is higher because the outlet provides a source of resistance to the fetal head which most likely occurs in the posterior occipital position and with cephalopelvic disproportion. (1,21) According to the results of the current study, women who have experienced 6.8 times more dystocia had fetuses whose heads were swollen.
Her first cesarean section was done for Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD).
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has formally endorsed a policy of trial of labour under most circumstances.3 Current medical evidence indicates that vaginal delivery can be achieved in 60-88% of cases following a previous lower segment caesarean section for non recurrent causes.1 Recurrent causes like cephalopelvic disproportion need repeat lower segment caesarean section while non recurrent causes like placenta previa may not need repeat caesarean section but have increased chances of vaginal delivery.
In middle- and low-income countries, such as South Africa, where infection rates associated with pregnancy are high and most CS are done for prolonged labour and/ or cephalopelvic disproportion, there is no standard material for skin wound closure at CS.
Risk factors for OBPP include macrosomia, assisted delivery or breech presentation, prolonged labor, excessive maternal weight gain, cephalopelvic disproportion, and subsequent shoulder dystocia.
Varner demonstrated an increased risk for C-section for cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) for those women who themselves were delivered as newborns by C-section due to CPD (odds ratio 1.83) (Varner et al., 1996).
However, he was not concerned about the Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD) due to the fact that Angel's head was too large to descend through her mother's pelvis.
She was delivered via c-section due to Cephalopelvic Disproportion (CPD).
Teen pregnancies are usually more complicated and include common medical problems such as poor weight gain, pregnancy-induced hypertension, anemia, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and cephalopelvic disproportion. Many teen moms do not have regular access to health care for their babies and, as a result, the children of teen mothers receive less medical care and treatment.
There were also lower rates of fetal intolerance, cephalopelvic disproportion, and malpresentation in the highly exposed cohort.
Relative contraindications include abnormal fetal heart rate patterns, maternal heart disease, multiple gestation, evidence of cephalopelvic disproportion, and a breech position.
Typically, in developing countries, the immediate cause of fistula is obstructed labor related to cephalopelvic disproportion (a situation in which the mother's pelvis is too small to allow for safe passage of the baby's head).
The most common reason given for performing a first C-section is dystocia (difficult or prolonged labor), sometimes called "failure to progress." 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. (1,4,9,11-13) (Ann exception to this trend was noted by Reeder, who mentioned that the mean length of labor and the mean fetal size in such cases were within normal limits.