Changes in the ST-interval segment of the fetal electrocardiogram in relation to acid-base status at birth.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the occurrence of ST-interval segment changes of the fetal electrocardiogram (ECG) and cardiotocographic (CTG) abnormalities preceding acidaemia at birth. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING University hospital labour ward. SAMPLE Newborns with severe cord artery metabolic acidaemia (pH < 7.00 and lactate > or = 10 mmol/l; n= 24… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01949.x

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