Effects of maternal prone position on the umbilical arterial flow.

@article{Nakai1998EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of maternal prone position on the umbilical arterial flow.},
  author={Yuichiro Nakai and Makiko Mine and Junko Nishio and Tetsuo Maeda and Motoharu Imanaka and Sachio Ogita},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 10},
  pages={967-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to clarify the effect of the maternal prone position on the feto-placental flow. In this position, the uterine compression of the large maternal vessels was expected to be completely eliminated. METHODS Twenty-three normal pregnant women were cross-sectionally examined in the supine, the left lateral, the right lateral and the prone position. The systolic/diastolic ratios for the umbilical artery were calculated for each position. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
9 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…