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Fetal well-being in gravidas with diminished fetal activity at term.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  628529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty-five patients reporting a marked diminution in fetal activity at term in otherwise normal pregnancies were compared with 25 controls, matched for age, parity, and other factors, in whom movements were reported to be vigorous. Fetal well-being was assessed by maternal serum human placental lactogen concentration, maternal urinary estriol excretion, and fetal scalp blood acid-base values and hemoglobin concentration. Fetal biologic maturity was assessed by liquor creatinine concentration, percentage of orange cells on Nile blue staining, and "shake" testing. The 2 groups of patients showed no difference in fetoplacental well-being or degree of fetal biologic maturity.
D D Mathews
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-04-26     Completed Date:  1978-04-26     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acid-Base Equilibrium
Estriol / urine*
Fetus / physiology*
Hemoglobins / metabolism
Infant, Newborn
Placental Function Tests
Placental Lactogen / blood*
Scalp / blood supply
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hemoglobins; 50-27-1/Estriol; 9035-54-5/Placental Lactogen

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