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Scoring System of Flamm and Geiger for Predicting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC) on Admission for Labor

Purpose:

To evaluate a woman's chances of vaginal birth after a cesarean section (VBAC) on admission for labor using the score of Flamm and Geiger.

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

O32

Description:

Flamm and Geiger developed a scoring system which can be used to predict the chances of vaginal delivery following a cesarean section in a pregnant woman admitted in labor. This can help identify patients who may be candidates for a trial of labor. The authors are from the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Riverside, California.

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