Blood flow to the scarred gravid uterus at 22-24 weeks of gestation.

  title={Blood flow to the scarred gravid uterus at 22-24 weeks of gestation.},
  author={Kari Flo and Christian Widnes and {\AA}se V{\aa}rtun and Ganesh Acharya},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={121 2},
OBJECTIVE To compare uterine artery volume blood flow (Q(uta)), vascular resistance (R(uta)), pulsatility index (Uta PI), and the fraction of maternal cardiac output (CO) distributed to the uteroplacental circulation in pregnant women with and without a previous caesarean section. DESIGN Cross-sectional observational study. SETTING University hospital in Norway. POPULATION Thirty-two pregnant women with previous caesarean section and 32 matched controls. METHODS Ultrasonography was used… CONTINUE READING
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