Vacca Research

Clinical Innovations partnered with the leading worldwide expert in vacuum-assisted delivery, Dr. Aldo Vacca, to bring you the latest advancements in the industry.
Internationally renowned and published numerous times, Dr. Vacca is dedicated to the support of fellow practitioners and to the health and well-being of mothers and infants worldwide. His life's work has been dedicated to research around and education of the proper principles and technique of vacuum-assisted delivery. His resultant knowledge and experience has helped advance the safety and effectiveness of operative deliveries around the world. Dr. Vacca has presented across multiple continents, including workshops in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, China, Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and many other countries. He has also presented on vacuum delivery to the World Health Organization, the Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel on Fetal Vacuum Extraction, United States FDA, Washington, DC and the ACOG Annual Convention.
In June 2007, Dr. Vacca was honored with the Medal of the Order of Australia, “For service to medicine in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, particularly through the research and promotion of the technique of vacuum extraction delivery in obstetric practice.”
Handbook of Vacuum Delivery in Obstetric Practice
Dr. Vacca has documented his significant research findings in the Handbook of Vacuum Delivery in Obstetric Practice, an extensive resource for all healthcare providers, and the "definitive volume on vacuum delivery", according to the Australian Perinatal Society.
Intended as a guide for clinicians who perform or who are in training to perform standard and rotational vacuum extraction, this Handbook outlines the essential knowledge, procedural steps, and technical skills, complete with over two hundred illustrations and photographs, in a very clear and systematic fashion.
Get your copy today! It's a great aid for practitioners, hospital OB-GYN departments, Resident Programs, nurses, midwives and all healthcare providers who assist women during and following a vacuum-assisted birth.
To order copies of the Handbook of Vacuum Delivery in Obstetric Practice, click here. You will be redirected to Dr. Vaccas's website. 
Technique of Vacuum-Assisted Delivery
Also available is Dr. Vacca's Kiwi Delivery System DVD, a video-based presentation of proper vacuum-delivery. With the DVD you get direct instruction from Dr. Vacca himself, and see first-hand his proper vacuum extraction technique using Clinical Innovations' Kiwi® OmniCup.
Click here to order the DVD. 
Choices with Childbirth CD-ROM (2nd Edition)
Progress of Labor and Vacuum-Assisted Delivery
Choices with Childbirth is a self-directed learning program designed for health care professionals who advise and assist women during childbirth. Learn, understand and practice the key concepts required for successful vacuum delivery through the Choices with Childbirth training resources that are available on this CD-ROM.
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Consultant Obstetrician
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Visiting Obstetrician
Mater Mothers Hospital
South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Queensland Health Department
Queensland, Australia