Effect of cigarette smoking on vascular flows in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction.

@article{MilnerowiczNabzdyk2014EffectOC,
  title={Effect of cigarette smoking on vascular flows in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction.},
  author={Ewa Milnerowicz-Nabzdyk and Anna Bizoń},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50},
  pages={27-35}
}
Exposure to tobacco smoke during pregnancy may result in intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). In the study, the effect of tobacco smoke on vascular flows in the middle cerebral artery, umbilical artery, ductus venosus in fetuses and uterine artery in pregnancies complicated by IUGR was investigated. The study subjects were divided into three groups: smoking women with IUGR (n=31), women with idiopathic IUGR (n=28) and healthy controls (n=50). Fetal biometry and flow parameters were measured… CONTINUE READING