Uterine and fetal asphyxia monitoring in parturient sows treated with oxytocin.

@article{MotaRojas2005UterineAF,
  title={Uterine and fetal asphyxia monitoring in parturient sows treated with oxytocin.},
  author={Daniel Mota-Rojas and Julio Mart{\'i}nez-Burnes and Ma Elena Trujillo and Alfonso J L{\'o}pez and Ana Ma Rosales and Ramiro Ramos Ramirez and H{\'e}ctor Orozco and Angeles Merino and Maria de Lourdes Alonso-Spilsbury},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  year={2005},
  volume={86 1-2},
  pages={131-41}
}
Oxytocin is used to induce and control parturition, nevertheless, the increase of uterine contractions decreases blood flow and gaseous exchange through the womb predisposing to intra-partum mortality. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of oxytocin on myometrial activity, fetal intrauterine hypoxia and postnatal asphyxia in sows… CONTINUE READING