Early-diastolic blood flow velocity block in the umbilical artery and fetal cardiac valvular insufficiency. Case report

Juha Rasanen, P. Kirkinen

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Absence of early-diastolic blood flow velocity was recorded from the umbilical artery of a fetus with severe myocardial and valvular insufficiency. The blood flow at late diastole was normal. This flow pattern may indicate the need for a detailed ultrasonic examination of the fetal heart.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-349
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Perinatal Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes



  • Doppler
  • Fetal abnormality
  • Fetal heart
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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