Effects of glucose concentration on fetal breathing movements and electrocortical activity in fetal lambs

B. Richardson, Alan (Roger) Hohimer, P. Mueggler, J. Bissonnette

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Abstract

Tracheal pressure and electrocortical activity were recorded in 10 unanesthetized fetal lambs in utero to determine the effect on fetal breathing movements (FBMs) of fasting and a subsequent infusion of glucose. The incidence of FBMs decreased significantly from 37.9% ± 4.3% during fed control studies to 23.6% ± 3.6% (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)678-683
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume142
Issue number6 I
Publication statusPublished - 1982

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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