PMID: 38665Sep 1, 1979

Fetal blood and tissue pH with moderate bradycardia

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
B K YoungF Silverman


Eleven patients with moderate fetal bradycardia in labor were studied by fetal scalp blood pH, continuous tissue pH, and umbilical arterty pH at delivery. The neonatal outcomes and biochemical data demonstrated that moderate fetal brdycardia does not indicate fetal distress.

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Entire Scalp
Umbilicus (Anatomy)
Fetal Distress
Scalp Structure
Gases, Blood, pH Only
Fetal Monitoring
Fetal Heart
Fetal Blood
Blood pH

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