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New doppler technique for assessing uteroplacental blood flow.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6132039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gated, pulsed, doppler ultrasound was used to study blood flow velocity profiles in the uterine vessels (arcuate arteries) during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. A frequency index profile nomogram was constructed from 30 normal pregnancies; this demonstrated high diastolic velocity and low pulsatility. Among 31 pregnancies with complications 14 showed waveform changes suggesting raised vascular resistance; these pregnancies were complicated with a high frequency of proteinuric hypertension, poor fetal growth, and fetal hypoxia. This non-invasive technique may give early warning of impaired uteroplacental perfusion and can be used to evaluate methods of improving uterine blood flow.
Authors:
S Campbell; J Diaz-Recasens; D R Griffin; T E Cohen-Overbeek; J M Pearce; K Willson; M J Teague
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lancet     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0140-6736     ISO Abbreviation:  Lancet     Publication Date:  1983 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-05     Completed Date:  1983-05-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985213R     Medline TA:  Lancet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  675-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Doppler Effect
Female
Humans
Placenta / blood supply*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / diagnosis*
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Regional Blood Flow
Ultrasonography*
Uterus / blood supply*

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