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Study results

The principal paper for the Term Breach 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.

Letters to the editor and replies

Letters to the editor and our replies were subsequently published in The Lancet 2001;357: 225-228.

Maternal outcomes

The paper describing the maternal outcomes at three 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. Read the abstract.


Data collection for the two-year follow-up of mothers and babies will be completed in December 2002.