fetal asphyxia


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fetal asphyxia

[′fēd·əl əs′fik·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Deprivation of oxygen to the fetus due to interference with its blood supply.
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Study of nucleated red blood cells in evaluation of fetal asphyxia. Acta Clin Croat 2002;41:135-86.
Fetal asphyxia was induced by rapid inflation of the umbilical occluder with sterile saline of a predefined volume known to totally compress the umbilical cord, as determined in pilot experiments with an ultrasound blood flow probe placed around an umbilical vein [32].
Prevalence of Intrapartum Fetal Asphyxia Rate per 1,000 live births Preterm Term Overall prevalence 73 25 Mild 38 21 Moderate/severe 35 4 Source: J.
Fetal asphyxia can be often a consequence of a severe arrhythmia, but also the asphyxia alone could be a trigger of SPT.
Ten chapters cover such topics as the monitoring equipment, factors affecting the fetal heart rate, and the prediction and prevention of intrapartal fetal asphyxia. A list of abbreviations and glossary of terms are found at the back of the volume.
The prevalence of intrapartum fetal asphyxia is in the order of 2%.
On admission, the hospital attached the patient to a fetal monitor, which continuously printed a strip to chart fetal heartbeat and uterine contractions to monitor for fetal asphyxia and optimize delivery.
MIAMI BEACH -- Use of biophysical profiling to enable swift delivery at the first sign of fetal asphyxia appears to be associated with a reduced risk of attention-deficit disorder and several other disorders later in life.
The role of blood gas and acid-base assessment in the diagnosis of intrapartum fetal asphyxia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1988; 159:1235-40.

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