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Absent maternofetal potassium gradient at term.
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PMID:  2337365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mean (SE) umbilical venous plasma potassium concentrations at 5.5, 10, 20, and 30 minutes after the start of laparotomy at term were 4.75 (0.15), 5.95 (0.26), 6.81 (0.23), and 7.59 (0.81) mmol/kg plasma water. Maternal peripheral venous plasma concentrations were 4.30 (0.13) before and 4.26 (0.23) mmol/kg plasma water after laparotomy. Plasma calcium concentration in maternal and cord blood did not change significantly.
T Mohammed; M Maresh; C P Sibley; R D Boyd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-06-13     Completed Date:  1990-06-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Child Health, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester.
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section
Fetal Blood / analysis*
Labor, Obstetric / blood*
Potassium / blood*
Time Factors
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