Compressive Neuropathy: A Consequence of Mal-Positioning during Labour?

Authors

  • Cristiana Moreira Department of Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine. Centro Materno Infantil do Norte. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4752-9767
  • Tiago Meneses Department of Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine. Centro Materno Infantil do Norte. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto.
  • Carlos Andrade Neurology Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto.
  • Inês Nunes Department of Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine. Centro Materno Infantil do Norte. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Centro Académico Clínico. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Universidade do Porto. Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto. Porto.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.18740

Keywords:

Femoral Neuropathy, Obstetric Labor Complications, Patient Positioning/adverse effects, Postpartum Period

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Published

2022-10-06

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Moreira C, Meneses T, Andrade C, Nunes I. Compressive Neuropathy: A Consequence of Mal-Positioning during Labour?. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 6 [cited 2022 Dec. 7];35(11):849-50. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/18740

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