Measurement of Oxygen Consumption of the Pelvic Limb in Fetal Sheep

@article{Wilkening1987MeasurementOO,
  title={Measurement of Oxygen Consumption of the Pelvic Limb in Fetal Sheep},
  author={Randall B. Wilkening and David W. Boyle and Giacomo Meschia},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1987},
  volume={21},
  pages={224A-224A}
}
Accurate measurement of substrate uptake by fetal hindlimb tissues has been limited due to difficulties with simultaneous substrate sampling and blood flow measurement. We describe continuous ultrasonic blood flow measurement in 5 fetal sheep (8-14 days post-op) catheterized for sampling unobstructed blood flow to and from a pelvic limb. Each flow… CONTINUE READING