fetal hemoglobin

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fetal hemoglobin

[′fēd·əl ′hē·mə‚glō·bən]
(biochemistry)
A normal embryonic hemoglobin having alpha chains identical to those of normal adult human hemoglobin, and gamma chains similar to adult beta chains.
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In the human placenta, maternal blood and fetal blood effectively travel in the same direction (concurrent exchange); thus, umbilical vein [O.
The effects of regional anaesthesia for caesarean section on maternal and fetal blood flow velocities measured by Doppler ultrasound.
Immediately following delivery the umbilical cord was clamped and fetal blood extracted from the fetal umbilical cord vein by venipuncture in EDTA coated tubes.
We postulate that the MCA PSV was not raised because of the combination of hypoxia due to placental insufficiency and possibly episodes of hypovolaemia, superimposed on the effects of (sub)acute anaemia due to fetal blood loss.
Their location near the cord site may lead to umbilical cord constriction and compromise of fetal blood flow.
Glycogen depositions in the form of fine grain were observed in the epithelium of the amnion, chorionic plate, decidual cells, and in walls of fetal blood vessels.
The editors have organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in thirteen chapters devoted to fetal heart activity and measurements of labor activities, fetal blood analysis, amniotic fluid interventions and examinations, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
During labour, the treating clinicians wrongly took a fetal blood sample from the crown of her head, causing a subdural haematoma in Sophie's brain which resulted in her suffering massive life-limiting injuries.
During labour, the treating clinicians wrongly took a fetal blood sample from the crown of her head, which resulted in her suffering massive lifelimiting injuries.
pregnancy long lasting is attributed to several complications during delivery, such as infection of the uterus, decrease in fetal heart rate, fetal blood acidification and Mental and Physical adverse effects on mother and fetus.
From that point of view we hypothesized that if midtrimester genetic AC had any effect on fetal blood circulation ductus venosus should be the first in reflecting these changes.
A fetal blood transfusion is needed in rare cases where the baby suffers from severe anaemia whilst still inside the mother's womb, a condition that is critical and can cause a still birth if not treated on time.