Effect of continuous infusion of norepinephrine on maternal pelvic and fetal umbilical blood flow in pregnant sheep.


The effect of continuous maternal intravenous infusion with norepinephrine on the blood flow in the maternal internal iliac and the median uterine artery was studied in ten chronically instrumented pregnant sheep between 104 and 146 days gestation. Furthermore the effects on umbilical venous blood flow, fetal heart rate and acid-base balance were analyzed… (More)


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