Maneuvers of breech extraction


  1. Lovset’s maneuver:
    Delivery of extended arm
  2. Pinard’s maneuver:
    Delivery of extended legs
  3. Burns Marshall maneuver:
    Delivery of aftercoming head by flexion
  4. Mauriceau Smellie Veit (MSV) maneuver:
    Delivery of aftercoming head when back is anterior
  5. Prague maneuver:
    Delivery of aftercoming head when back is posterior
  6. Dührssen incisions:
    Delivery of aftercoming head in preterm (incisions at 2 & 12 O’clock of perineum)
  7. Zavanelli maneuver:
    Delivering the head of the fetus back into the uterus and do CS


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