Malpresentations and Positions & Operative Obstetrics
Internal podalic version is indicated in:
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Transverse lie in case of second baby of twins
Internal version is always a podalic version and is almost always completed with extraction of the fetus. Nowadays, it is hardly indicated in a singleton pregnancy. Its only indication is the transverse lie in a case of second baby of twins. Before doing this procedure conditions to be ascertained are:
a. Cervix is fully dilated;
b. Adequate liquor amnii for intrauterine fetal manipulation is present; and
c. Fetus is alive.