Synopses & Reviews
an adequate oxygen supply is vital for the undisturbed development of the fetus and its functions. This book gives a synopsis of the ruling influence that oxygen has in multiple regulation sytems in the mother and especially in the fetus. The authors consider oxygen as a manipulated variable or as a corrective element during normal pregnancy, during delivery and during acute and chronic oxygen deficiency. Furthermore, they deal with the consequences that oxygen deficiency has on the fetus.
Table of Contents
Contents: Oxygen Supply of the Fetus During Pregnancy and Birth.- Acute Oxygen Deficiency During Pregnancy and Birth. Influence on the Fetus.- Regulatory Mechanisms of Fetal Oxygen Consumption.- Chronic Oxygen Deficiency During Pregnancy: Impact of the Fetus.