ventouse


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ventouse

(vɛnˈtuːs) or

ventose

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) an apparatus sometimes used to assist the delivery of a baby, consisting of a cup which is attached to the fetal head by suction, and a chain by which traction can be exerted in order to draw out the baby
[C16: from Old French ventose a cupping glass]
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She at me 'Your is tired, to get They had to deliver him by kiwi cup, which is a type of ventouse extraction.
2-5] The hydrostatic method is performed in an operating theatre with the woman in the lithotomy position; sterile water or normal saline is rapidly instilled into the vagina using a fluid-giving set with a tight seal at the introitus using hands or preferably a silastic ventouse cup.
Supporters of natural childbirth say epidurals cause a slow second stage of labour (the birth itself), and increase the risk of the need for forceps or ventouse delivery.
The length of labour was also slightly shorter when women were lying down and they were no more likely to need a ventouse or forceps delivery, Cesarean section or to suffer tearing.
Ventouse was applied to cut short and hasten delivery of the fetus.
A l'aide d'une ventouse sous tension et d'un fluide enuclee ayant pour but de simuler la synovie, on a entendu un son provenant de la cavite intraarticulaire, suivi d'une periode refractaire au cours de laquelle on n'a pas obtenu de craquement sonore jusqu'a ce que la cavite observee se soit reabsorbee lentement dans le liquide articulaire.
An inquest heard Erin had been delivered by staff using a ventouse - a vacuum cup attached to the baby's head - on April 30, 2013.
Forceps or a ventouse delivery are classed as birth trauma, and can lead to damage to the eye and surrounding structures.
SOUB se compose de services tels que l'administration d'antibiotiques, des medicaments uterotoniques et les anticonvulsivants; l'extraction manuelle du placenta; l'elimination des produits retenus apres l'accouchement ou l'avortement; l'accouchement vaginal assiste, probablement a l'aide d'une ventouse obstetricale; et les procedures de la reanimation neonatale de base.
6 [sup][12] even if routinely combined with mediolateral episiotomy, [sup][12] and it has been found to associate with a higher risk then ventouse.