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Decrease in pulsatile flow in the internal carotid artery in fetal hydrocephalus.
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PMID:  3280009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of ventriculomegaly on pulsatile flow in the internal carotid arteries has been studied by Doppler ultrasound in four hydrocephalic fetuses. The pulsatility index showed progressive elevation proportional to the developing ventriculomegaly and thus may be a valuable index for the study of the mechanism of brain injury and for the determination of optimal timing of intervention.
S Degani; R Lewinsky; I Shapiro; M Sharf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1988 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-05-05     Completed Date:  1988-05-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  138-41     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haifa Medical Center (Rothschild), Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Artery, Internal / physiopathology*
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Pulsatile Flow*

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