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Placental Blood Flow

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the effects of medications commonly used during anesthesia on the placental blood flow. It also discusses normal placental blood flow and the variables associated with uterine perfusion pressure.

Keywords

Blood supply Venous drainage Uterine blood flow Perfusion pressure Uterine vascular resistance Vasoconstrictors 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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