malposition

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malposition

[¦mal·pə′zish·ən]
(medicine)
Abnormal position of an organ or other body structure, or of the fetus.
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After adjustment for potential confounding factors, including induction of labor, seniority of the obstetrician, fetal malposition, caput above +1, midcavity station, regional analgesia, and the instrument used, the association remained significant between suboptimal placement and prolonged hospitalization (adjusted OR, 2.28; 95% CI, 1.30-4.02) and neonatal trauma (adjusted OR, 4.25; 95% CI, 1.85-9.72).
Management of fetal malposition in the second stage of labor: a propensity score analysis.
They include fetal malposition, labor Induction, labor abnormalities, operative vaginal delivery, fetal macrosomia, and shoulder dystocia....