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Antepartum heart rate testing in diabetic pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4032386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fetal death in utero remains a significant contributor to diabetics' perinatal mortality despite the reassuring results of antepartum heart rate testing. We retrospectively reviewed 48 pregnancies (one set of twins) of class B-F diabetic women with a reactive nonstress test (NST) or a negative contraction stress test (CST) within one week of delivery. Four fetal deaths occurred four to seven days after the test; no fetal deaths occurred within three days of it. We advocate initial screening with the NST, followed by a CST if the NST is nonreactive. Testing should be done more often than weekly.
J M Miller; E O Horger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1985 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-21     Completed Date:  1985-10-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  515-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / complications,  physiopathology*
Fetal Death / etiology,  prevention & control
Fetal Monitoring
Heart Rate*
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy in Diabetics / complications,  physiopathology*
Prenatal Care*
Retrospective Studies
Uterine Contraction

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