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A contribution to the monitoring of fetal arrhythmias.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7097470     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Antepartum and intrapartum monitoring problems are discussed with reference to a case history of a fetal AV-block detected during the 36th week of pregnancy. CTG instruments where the internal logic criteria can be turned off are suitable for monitoring arrhythmias. During labor the direct fetal ECG permits exact diagnosis as to the type of arrhythmia. The necessity of antepartum diagnosis in regard to postpartum pediatric management and hypoxic states during labor justify the large expenditure on monitoring apparatus. During labor continuous tissue pH measurement via the fetal scalp give added information as to fetal condition.
Authors:
R Boos; L Auer; H Rüttgers; F Kubli
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatal medicine     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0300-5577     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinat Med     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-17     Completed Date:  1982-09-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361031     Medline TA:  J Perinat Med     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Bradycardia / diagnosis
Electrocardiography
Female
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Fetal Heart / physiopathology*
Fetal Monitoring / methods*
Heart Block / diagnosis
Heart Rate
Humans
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pregnancy
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods*
Scalp

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