Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 26th, 1999
In a recent study, published in the March 1999 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, 102 women at 36 weeks gestation with singleton breech presentations were randomized to either receive or not to receive spinal anesthesia prior to external cephalic version attempts ("The Effect of Spinal Anesthesia on the Success Rate of External Cephalic Version: A Randomized Trial," Obstet Gynecol, 1999;93(3):345-349).
L. Dugoff, of the University of Colorado, and associates made up to four version attempts in each participant using ultrasound surveillance, and terminated...
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