dystocia


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dystocia

(dɪsˈtəʊʃə)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med abnormal, slow, or difficult childbirth, usually because of disordered or ineffective contractions of the uterus
[New Latin, from Greek, from dus- (see dys-) + tokos childbirth + -ia]
dysˈtocial adj
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dys·to·ci·a

n. distocia, parto difícil, laborioso.
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During the second stage of labor, shoulder dystocia was encountered.
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Earlier studies have shown that macrosomia can increase the risk of unfavourable delivery outcomes, including instrumental and/or caesarean deliveries, postpartum haemorrhage, shoulder dystocia, collarbone fracture, brachial plexus injury, and asphyxia [5-7].
Dystocia is difficulty in parturition which necessitates manual assistance in relieving and may be due to maternal or foetal abnormalities.
Birth attendants were advised to wait for a contraction, not to push or pull, instead, allowing the shoulder necessary time to rotate; this is so-called two-step method of shoulder delivery.[sup][1] As advised by Hart in 1997, by waiting for a contraction after the head is delivered, the incidence of shoulder dystocia was reduced dramatically.[sup][2] Where one-step method described by Welch was a corresponding letter to the editors, but no data to support this method so far.[sup][3]
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