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Clinical Importance of Biochemical Monitoring of the Fetus During Labor with Demonstration of Typical Cases

  • E. Saling
  • J. Bartnicki

Abstract

The biochemical monitoring of the fetus during labor is historically the oldest part of prenatal medicine. The very first direct approach to the human fetus took place on June 21, 1960 when the first blood samples were taken from the fetal scalp in our labor room (3). In the meantime, this method has gone through a typical evolution of ups and downs.

Keywords

Umbilical Artery Biochemical Method Cesarean Rate Heart Rate Pattern Intensive Supervision 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Saling
    • 1
  • J. Bartnicki
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Perinatal MedicineFree University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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