PMID: 3082687Jan 1, 1986

Continuous standard base excess monitoring during human labour

European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
C Nickelsen, T Weber

Abstract

Previously, the various components of fetal acid-base state during labour could only be estimated discontinuously by fetal blood sampling, or continuously by monitoring of a single component. This is the first report describing simultaneous continuous monitoring of the tissue pH, the transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension and on-line calculation of the tissue-standard base excess (t-SBE) of the human fetus during labour. In seven uncomplicated deliveries t-SBE was increasing or constant, thus indicating no fetal hypoxia. When a more reliable tissue pH electrode becomes available, t-SBE calculation may become a valuable tool in the management of high-risk labours.

References

Oct 1, 1978·British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·T WeberJ E Bock
Sep 1, 1979·British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·T Weber, S Hahn-Pedersen
Dec 1, 1979·British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·T Weber, N J Secher
Sep 1, 1984·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·P K HansenT Weber
Aug 1, 1984·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·S C SchmidtE Z Saling
Sep 1, 1983·British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·N C SmithI Ford
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Citations

Aug 1, 1986·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·C NickelsenT Weber
Mar 1, 1987·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·C Nickelsen, T Weber
Dec 10, 1999·Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America·H McNamara, G A Dildy
Jan 1, 1988·Journal of Perinatal Medicine·T Weber, C Nickelsen

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