Mother, Fetus, NeonateMaternal and Neonatal Morbidity After Attempted Operative Vaginal Delivery According to Fetal Head StationDucarme, G. MD, MSc; Hamel, J.-F. MD, PhD; Bouet, P.-E. MD; Legendre, G. MD; Vandenbroucke, L. MD; Sentilhes, L. MD, PhDAuthor Information Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Hospital, La Roche sur Yon, France Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: September 2016 - Volume 36 - Issue 3 - p 151-152 doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000489476.22404.06 Buy Metrics Abstract (Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:521–529) It has been suggested that midpelvic operative vaginal delivery methods (eg, vacuum extraction, Thierry’s spatulas, or forceps) might significantly increase maternal and neonatal morbidity. However, the data are not up-to-date. Subsequently, the authors of the present study assessed severe maternal and neonatal morbidity after attempted operative vaginal delivery and also compared morbidity after midpelvic and low pelvic delivery attempts. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.