detorsion

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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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This is based on the fact that in most cases a variable degree of cervical dilation will be noted prior to or immediately after detorsion (Nanda and Sharma, 1986).
Detorsion following Schaffer's method was successful in all attempted cases as against one failure in rolling method.
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.