Intervention Review

Vacuum extraction versus forceps for assisted vaginal delivery

  1. Richard Johanson2,
  2. Vijay Menon3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 10 NOV 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 25 FEB 1999

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000224.pub2

How to Cite

Johanson R, Menon V. Vacuum extraction versus forceps for assisted vaginal delivery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD000224. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000224.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 2

    (Deceased) North Staffordshire Hospital NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

  2. 3

    North Staffordshire Trust, Old Teaching Department, Maternity Unit, City General Site, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

*Sonja Henderson, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 10 NOV 2010


Reason for withdrawal from publication

This review has been withdrawn because it has been updated by a new review entitled 'Choice of instruments for assisted vaginal delivery'. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.