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|Title:||Intrapartum tocolysis has no effect on fetal lactate concentration|
|Authors:||Nordstrom, L. |
|Citation:||Nordstrom, L., Chua, S., Arulkumaran, S., Persson, B., Naka, K. (2000). Intrapartum tocolysis has no effect on fetal lactate concentration. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 89 (2) : 165-168. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0301-2115(99)00211-0|
|Abstract:||Objective: To assess the fetal metabolic effects of intrapartum maternal tocolysis with terbutaline in the presence of fetal heart rate abnormalities, with a special emphasis on lactate concentration, in view of its potential use as a marker of fetal condition. Design: Descriptive study. Setting: Two labour wards, National University Hospital, Singapore, and Ostersund Hospital, Sweden. Methods: Eight parturients with abnormal intrapartum fetal heart rate recordings were given bolus i.v. injection of 0.25 mg terbutaline and monitored both before and 20 minutes after treatment. Results: Maternal venous glucose increased from 5.0 (0.9) (mean (SD)) to 5.6 (1.2) mmol/l (p=0.002) and fetal scalp blood glucose rose from 4.1 (1.8) to 4.7 (1.4) mmol/l (p=0.009) 20 minutes after the injection. No significant change was found in maternal or fetal lactate concentrations. Conclusion: Terbutaline tocolysis for 'intrauterine resuscitation' does not affect fetal lactate concentration 20 minutes after treatment. Copyright (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.|
|Source Title:||European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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