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What does OP stand for?

OP stands for Occiput Posterior (fetal position)

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When the Luikart-Simpson or Tucker-McLane forceps come into play with double application, the impacted, molded vertex presentation with left occiput posterior (LOP) or right occiput posterior variety make a cesarean of secondary importance.
The Mystic II M-Style system features a single-use device specifically designed for occiput posterior (OP) and other presentations requiring a higher pull force, features a malleable mushroom-shaped cup that is inserted vaginally and placed on the baby's head.
For as long as I have been involved in birth, the link between back pain in labor and a baby in an occiput posterior (OP) position has been assumed.
In his study of 203 cases of adverse outcomes associated with VAD and 194 control VADs, there were marked differences in maternal, fetal, obstetric, and neonatal characteristics, Compared with controls, the cases had significantly larger fetuses, longer labors, and a higher incidence of occiput posterior position.
What about asynclitism, occiput posterior and face presentations, and deliveries requiring rotation?