Umbilical blood flow response to embolization of the uterine circulation.

The uterine and umbilical blood flow response to uteroplacental insufficiency, produced by microsphere embolization of the uteroplacental circulation, was examined by means of electromagnetic flow transducers in 12 pregnant ewes. No acute changes were observed in either circulation immediately after embolization of the uterine vasculature. Significant… (More)