The Centre for Mother, Infant, and Child Research

at the Sunnybrook Research Institute
Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto

Term Breech Trial

Term Breech Trial

Information about the Term Breech Trial

The principal paper for the trial, "Planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: a randomised multicentre trial", was published in The Lancet 2000;356: 1375-83.  Please go here for instructions about reading and downloading the entire paper and correspondence from The Lancet website.  Letters to the Editor and our replies were subsequently published in The Lancet 2001;357: 225-228.

The paper describing the maternal outcomes at 3 months postpartum “Outcomes at 3 Months After Planned Cesarean vs Planned Vaginal Delivery for Breech Presentation at Term – The International Term Breech Trial” was published in JAMA 2002;287:1822-1831. Please go here to read the abstract.

 Data collection for the 2 Year Follow-up of mothers and babies will be completed in December 2002.

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