Umbilical cord blood acid-base values in uncomplicated term vaginal breech deliveries.

@article{Daniel1998UmbilicalCB,
  title={Umbilical cord blood acid-base values in uncomplicated term vaginal breech deliveries.},
  author={Yvonne Payne Daniel and Gidi Fait and Joseph B. Lessing and Ariel J. Jaffa and Ilan Gull and Michael Shenav and M. Reuben Peyser and Michael J. Kupferminc},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={182-5}
}
BACKGROUND This prospective study was conducted to compare the umbilical cord blood acid-base values of uncomplicated, assisted, vaginal-breech-delivery term neonates with those of uncomplicated, cephalic-vaginal delivery term neonates and to determine whether a different metabolic status should be expected in neonates born by way of uncomplicated vaginal breech delivery. METHODS Umbilical cord artery and vein blood samples were obtained from 30 term neonates with frank or complete breech… CONTINUE READING

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