Perinatal asphyxia pathophysiology in pig and human: a review.

  title={Perinatal asphyxia pathophysiology in pig and human: a review.},
  author={Maria de Lourdes Alonso-Spilsbury and Daniel Mota-Rojas and Dina Villanueva-Garc{\'i}a and Julio Mart{\'i}nez-Burnes and H{\'e}ctor Orozco and Ramiro Ram{\'i}rez-Necoechea and Alfonso L{\'o}pez Mayagoitia and Maria E Trujillo},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  volume={90 1-2},
In utero fetuses are evidently exposed to several factors that cause an interruption of the oxygen flow through the umbilical cord causing asphyxia leading to hypoxia and metabolic acidosis. These conditions are important causes of intra-partum and neonatal mortality. The main objective of this review is to provide current information regarding the… CONTINUE READING