Foetal premature atrial contractions during the second and third trimester are not associated with foetal breathing.

@article{Gordon2017FoetalPA,
  title={Foetal premature atrial contractions during the second and third trimester are not associated with foetal breathing.},
  author={Geoffrey Howard Gordon and J. W. Thomas and Barbara Trampe and Jesus Igor Iruretagoyena},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={
          742-745
        }
}
Foetal premature atrial contractions (PACs) are the most commonly encountered and also the most benign foetal arrhythmia. A retrospective cohort study was conducted with the objective to assess whether the presence of foetal breathing was associated with the presence of foetal PACs. A further objective was to evaluate whether this association would affect neonatal outcomes at a high volume referral centre. The diagnosis of PACs was based on the observation of a premature atrial contraction… CONTINUE READING
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