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Breech Presentation Summary

Description: A malpresentation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR with the fetal cephalic pole in the fundus of the UTERUS. There are three types of breech: the complete breech with flexed hips and knees; the incomplete breech with one or both hips partially or fully extended; the frank breech with flexed hips and extended knees.

Also Known As: Complete Breech; Frank Breech Presentation; Incomplete Breech; Breech Fetal Presentation; Breech Labor Presentation Show All >>

Networked: 820 relevant articles (21 outcomes, 99 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Breech Presentation

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxytocin (Pitocin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Ritodrine (Yutopar) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 9
  3. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride) : 1 study in 4 results : FDA 50 Generic
  4. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 1
  5. Terbutaline (Brethaire) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 13 Generic
  6. Dinoprostone (PGE2) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 3
  7. Oxytocics : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  8. Sufentanil (Sufenta) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Breech Presentation

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Fetal Distress
  3. Cephalopelvic Disproportion
  4. Dystocia
  5. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
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Key Therapies for Breech Presentation

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  1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 9 outcomes 62 studies in 554 results
  2. Moxibustion : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 37 results
  3. Fetal Version (External Cephalic Version) : 5 outcomes 18 studies in 179 results
  4. Tocolysis : 1 outcome 5 studies in 22 results
  5. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 9 results
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