How Is External Cephalic Version Done? Center

External cephalic version (ECV) has proven to be a valuable maneuver to reduce the rate of cesarean delivery by reducing the incidence of breech presentation at term. If the patient is an ideal candidate for ECV, the procedure is a safe and effective way to convert fetuses from breech to cephalic presentation to try to avoid cesarean delivery. Read more: How Is External Cephalic Version Done? Article

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