Effect of nuchal cord on fetal cerebral haemodynamics and oxygenation measured by near infrared spectroscopy during labour.

@article{DAntona1995EffectON,
  title={Effect of nuchal cord on fetal cerebral haemodynamics and oxygenation measured by near infrared spectroscopy during labour.},
  author={Donato D'Antona and Clive J Aldrich and John David Spencer and David T. Delpy and E O R Reynolds and John A. Wyatt},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={1995},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={205-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that a nuchal cord has a significant effect upon fetal cerebral haemodynamics and oxygenation during labour. STUDY DESIGN A specially designed optical probe was inserted through the dilated cervix and placed against the scalp of 37 fetuses during labour in a teaching hospital obstetric unit. Changes in total cerebral… CONTINUE READING