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Megison, John W. MD, FACOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology:
Clinical Commentary: PDF Only

The old Barton forceps is uniquely designed for a new use. The curves of the blades and shanks make them useful for assisting in repeat cesarean deliveries and other cesareans with a high presenting vertex.

(C) 1993 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists