Two cases of transabdominal encephalocentesis in hydrocephalic breech presentation are reported and the literature reviewed. It seems that the simple procedure of early transabdominal decompression of the hydrocephalic head, resulted in accelerated cervical dilatation and uncomplicated deliveries. This method of management is probably safer than the puncture of the aftercoming head.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology|
|State||Published - 1975|
- hydrocephalic breech presentation
- transabdominal encephalocentesis