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Étude de l’impact d’une consultation d’ostéopathie au 9ème mois de grossesse sur les modalités d’accouchement

Abstract : Objectives: Study the impact of osteopathy’s consultation during the ninth month of pregnancy, to prepare labour and delivery, on the mode of delivery. Materials and methods: An exposed/not exposed, prospective and multicentric study whose the exposed patients hired by two osteopaths after 36 weeks of amenorrhea between the 1st of July 2016 and the 31st of January 2017. The not exposed patients are hired randomly during the post-partum period to J2 or J3. The main outcome measure was the statistic difference of rate of delivery between the group exposed to osteopathy and the not-exposed group. Results: Fifteen exposed patients and 30 exposed patients were included. Because of the lack of statistical power, we couldn’t observe a difference of the mode of delivery according to the exposition (rate of delivery =100%). But, use of oxytocin was decreased in the exposed group (p=0.03) and arrival at the maternity hospital during the second stage of labour was increased in the exposed multiparous women (p=0.03). Conclusion: Oxytocin use for unknown reasons in the not-exposed group decrease labour’s duration. In its absence, the labour could be shorter in the exposed group. Arrival at the maternity hospital may be influenced by the practice of preparation for childbirth.
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Elisa Vittet. Étude de l’impact d’une consultation d’ostéopathie au 9ème mois de grossesse sur les modalités d’accouchement. Gynécologie et obstétrique. 2017. ⟨dumas-01989951⟩



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