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Scarce scientific evidence for the use of cardiotocography plus fetal ECG ST interval analysis (STAN).
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PMID:  24806376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Cardiotocography (CTG) has been recommended for fetal surveillance of high-risk pregnancies in labor in many countries for decades. The test has a high sensitivity, but a low specificity (1), which might have contributed to an increase in cesarean section rate for fetal distress. Therefore, we need a test to identify the truely hypoxic fetuses. The introduction of CTG plus electro-cardiotocography (ECG) ST interval analysis (STAN) was thought to solve this problem. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Authors:
Pål Oian; Ellen Blix
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1600-0412     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  2014 May 
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Created Date:  2014-5-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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