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Significance of intrapartum amniotic fluid volume in the presence of nuchal cords.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1432989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among 70 women delivering infants with nuchal cords, there was a significantly higher incidence of meconium passage and severe variable fetal heart rate decelerations/fetal bradycardia in those who had intrapartum oligohydramnios, as defined by an amniotic fluid index less than or equal to 5.0 cm. Oligohydramnios in the presence of nuchal cord entanglement might represent an increased risk of ominous intrapartum fetal heart rate patterns.
T H Strong; A P Sarno; R H Paul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1992 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-17     Completed Date:  1992-12-17     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:  718-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles.
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MeSH Terms
Amniotic Fluid*
Heart Rate, Fetal*
Labor, Obstetric
Oligohydramnios / complications*
Pregnancy Complications*
Umbilical Cord*

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