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Vacuum Extraction, Obstetrical

"Vacuum Extraction, Obstetrical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Removal of the fetus from the uterus or vagina at or near the end of pregnancy with a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head. Negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube. (From Stedman, 26th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vacuum Extraction, Obstetrical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vacuum Extraction, Obstetrical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1994 and 1999 and 2015 and 2019
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