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Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, especially of the adult female pelvis.

pel·vim′e·ter n.
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(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics measurement of the dimensions of the female pelvis
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Noun1.pelvimetry - measurement of the dimensions of the bony birth canal (to determine whether vaginal birth is possible)
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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Pelvimetry by magnetic resonance imaging as a diagnostic tool to evaluate dystocia.
They began by measuring the pelvis indirectly through instrumental external pelvimetry; then, with the use of the pelvic x-ray, the indirect measurement was put aside.
Association between external pelvimetry and vertex delivery complications in African women.
The impact of the first delivery on future pregnancy and delivery decisions by both the patient and the obstetrician is unparalleled.13 Recent evidence suggests that there is poor correlation between radiologic pelvimetry and the clinical outcome of labour.14 Only active labour itself is the most important determinant of normal vaginal delivery.
Analysis of McRoberts' maneuver by x-ray pelvimetry. Obstet Gynecol 2000; 95(1): 43-47.
If you wanted pelvimetry done, is this something you could have ordered liar the patient?
He discusses prevention in chapters addressing preconceptual risk factors, antepartum risk factors, the role of ultrasound, intrapartum risk factors, and pelvimetry. The next set of chapters discusses recognition of dystocia, delivery techniques, the McRoberts maneuver, cephalic replacement, and infant injury.
The radiology staff at Bad Kanstatt Military Hospital needed help performing a pelvimetry one day while Ms.
Analysis of McRoberts' manoeuvre by X-ray pelvimetry. Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 95(1), 43-47.