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Kjelland's forceps in the new millennium. Maternal and neonatal outcomes of attempted rotational forceps delivery

Al-Suhel, Raya; Gill, Simmer; Robson, Stephen; Shadbolt, Bruce

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Background: The use of Kjelland's forceps is now uncommon, and published maternal and neonatal outcome data are from deliveries conducted more than a decade ago. The role of Kjelland's rotational delivery in the 'modern era' of high caesarean section rates is unclear. Aims: To compare the results of attempted Kjelland's forceps rotational delivery with other methods of instrumental delivery in a tertiary hospital. Methods: Retrospective review of all instrumental deliveries for singleton...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/38150
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01060.x

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