[Clinical importance of fetal pulse oximetry. I. Methodological evaluation. Multicenter study. French Study Group on Oximetry of Fetal Pulse].

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility of intrapartum fetal pulse oximetry, the distribution of fetal oxygen saturation values, and the relation with the neonatal outcome in a population with an abnormal fetal heart rate (FHR). STUDY DESIGN A prospective multicenter observational study, from June 1994 to November 1995. Fetal oxygen saturation was… CONTINUE READING