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Obstetric turn

Obstetric turn (versio obstetrica) – obstetric operation which is performed by manual receptions. With its help situation, adverse for the course of childbirth, or presentation change to favorable.


  • Obstetric turn classical (versio obstetrica classica; synonym: the obstetric turn combined naruzhnovnutrenniya) – obstetric operation at which version on a leg is made at full disclosure of a neck of uterus two hands – one is entered into a uterus, another influence through a front abdominal wall;
  • External obstetric version (versio obstetrica externa) – the obstetric operation made by means of hands only through an abdominal wall.
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