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detorsion

[dē′tȯr·shən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Untwisting of the 180° visceral twist imposed by embryonic torsion on many gastropod mollusks.
(medicine)
Untwisting of an abnormal torsion, as of a ureter or intestine.
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Detorsion following Schaffer's method was successful in all attempted cases as against one failure in rolling method.
Duration of torsion has significant role in likelihood that cervix will completely dilate subsequent to detorsion. Also, uterine contractions induced by live fetus help to achieve complete dilatation of cervix (Ghuman, 2010).
The low range of survivability in each point of time are those that are first handled in field, then subjected to detorsion at referral hospital, followed by caesarean owing to incomplete cervical dilatation.