I commend Rechman, Gdasnksy, Latinsky, Labi and Samueloff in their efforts to curb the ever-increasing cesarean section rate by highlighting the effective method of manual rotation. However, I was disappointed to see their brief conclusion that vacuum is not a commendable alternative to these difficult deliveries.
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Published online: May 06, 2008
Received: January 16, 2008
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