Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 13th, 2007
"Operative vaginal delivery was attempted in 5120 of 83,351 deliveries (6.1%): 4299 vacuum extractions (84.0%) and 821 forceps deliveries (16.0%). Failures occurred in 8.6% of trials, more often with vacuum extraction (10.0% vs 1.3%; P< .001). Most vacuum extraction failures (72.6%) were followed by a trial of forceps delivery, which failed in 3.5% of cases. On...
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