Second-trimester fetal monitoring and preterm delivery in pregnancies with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or circulating anticoagulant.

@article{Druzin1987SecondtrimesterFM,
  title={Second-trimester fetal monitoring and preterm delivery in pregnancies with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or circulating anticoagulant.},
  author={Maurice L Druzin and Michael D. Lockshin and T G Edersheim and J Milton Hutson and Alfred Krauss and E A Kogut},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={157 6},
  pages={1503-10}
}
Antepartum fetal monitoring was initiated at 19 to 26 weeks' gestation in 15 pregnancies: six (five with systemic lupus erythematosus, one with circulating anticoagulant) with a complicated antepartum course (group 1); three, all systemic lupus erythematosus, with a normal antepartum course (group 2); and six normal control pregnancies (group 3). Group 1 all exhibited nonperiodic fetal heart rate decelerations, without the classical appearance of early, late, or variable decelerations, and four… CONTINUE READING