Computerized analysis of behavioural states in asymmetrical growth retarded fetuses.

@article{Arduini1988ComputerizedAO,
  title={Computerized analysis of behavioural states in asymmetrical growth retarded fetuses.},
  author={Domenico Arduini and Guiseppe Rizzo and Carlo Romanini and Salvatore Mancuso},
  journal={Journal of perinatal medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={357-63}
}
The fetal behaviour of 15 asymmetrical intrauterine growth retarded (IUGR) fetuses was compared to that of a control group of healthy fetuses. Fetuses underwent simultaneous cardiotocographic and ultrasonographic examinations for 2 consecutive hours at 36-38 weeks' gestation. Behavioural states analysis was carried out by means of a computerized system (Digital PDP 11) that allowed the recording of several fetal variables including heart rate (FHR), gross body movements (FM), eye movements (FEM… CONTINUE READING