Prenatal Effects of Maternal Consumption of Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Late Pregnancy upon Fetal Ductus Arteriosus

@inproceedings{Zielinsky2013PrenatalEO,
  title={Prenatal Effects of Maternal Consumption of Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Late Pregnancy upon Fetal Ductus Arteriosus},
  author={Paulo Zielinsky and Stefano Boemler Busato},
  booktitle={Birth defects research. Part C, Embryo today : reviews},
  year={2013}
}
Fetal circulation has characteristic features, being morphologically and functionally different from extrauterine circulation. The ductus arteriosus plays a fundamental role in directing the blood flow to fetal inferior body parts. Basically, the ductus arteriosus directs 80-85% of the right ventricular output arising from the superior vena cava, coronary… CONTINUE READING