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A sinusoidal-like fetal heart-rate pattern in association with fetal sucking--report of 2 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6705966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A sinusoidal heart-rate pattern (SHR) is usually considered to signify fetal distress. Two cases are reported in which a sinusoidal-like fetal heart-rate pattern was caused by fetal sucking movements as observed by real-time ultrasonography. The patterns observed in these two fetuses were similar to that found in the neonate during suckling.
J G Nijhuis; K J Staisch; C B Martin; H F Prechtl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1984 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-16     Completed Date:  1984-05-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Heart / physiology*
Heart Rate*
Infant, Newborn
Sucking Behavior / physiology*

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