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John W Larsen, Jr, MD
Dr Larsen is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Get a handle on the Scanzoni maneuver
This forceps-aided rotation can be used when the fetus is occiput posterior and the head is low in the pelvis.
Barton's forceps: An effective aid in cesarean deliveries
In a time when repeat cesarean deliveries are becoming more frequent, it can be difficult to deliver an infant when the vertex is floating high out of the pelvis.