Evidence

Current Evidence - Obstetrics

Index

01Hemodynamic monitoring during elective caesarean section: The good, the bad and the ugly
02To preload or coload? Uscom evaluation of the timing of colloid expansion on preventing spinal hypotension at cesarean delivery
03Colloid preload versus coload for spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: The effects on maternal cardiac output
04Measurement of cardiac output in normal pregnancy by a non-invasive two-dimensional independent Doppler device
05ls there any cardiovascular effect of carbetocin utilization that might prevent its use in preeclampsia? A TVR and CO study
06Non-invasive assessment of hemodynamics in early pregnancy
07Total vascular resistance and multigate spectral doppler analysis (MSDA) as a screening tool for preeclampsia: A pilot study
08Management of hypotension in obstetric spinal anaesthesia - Letter to the editor
09A new bedside technique for detecting inferior vena cava compression in term parturients
10The maternal cardiovascular effect of carbetocin compared to oxytocin in women undergoing caesarean section
11Total vascular resistances in early pregnancy: A key to understand maternal factors inducing spontaneous abortion
12Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance in normal pregnancy and in control non-pregnant women
13Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance in normal pregnancy and in control non-pregnant women
14Haemodynamic effects from aortocaval compression at different angles of lateral tilt in non-labouring term pregnant women
15Hypertensive management guidelines: Has a focus on blood pressure masked the importance of cardiac output and vascular resistance?
16New noninvasive, haemodynamic nomograms to simplify hypertensive management in neonates, children and adults
17Assessment of total vascular resistance and total body water in normotensive women during the first trimester of pregnancy in order to predict hypertensive complications
18Total vascular resistances in early pregnancy: A key to understand abnormal cardiovascular adaptation associated with spontaneous abortion
19Resistenze vascolari totali materne, nuovo paramentro da utilizzare per seguire la gravidanza (Maternal total vascular resistance, a new parameter to be used to follow pregnancy)
20Impedenziometria e resistenza vascolari totali materne nella fase iniziale di gravidanza. Una chiave per la prevenzione della pre eclampsia (Impedance and total vascular resistance in early pregnancy. A key to the prevention of pre eclampsia)
21Non-invasive assessment of maternal hemodynamics in early pregnancy
22Cardiovascular indices in the early identification of pre-eclampsia in women presenting with gestational hypertension
23Ultrasonic Doppler measurements and maternal cardiac output indices of morbidly obese term parturients differ from the non-obese
24Inotropy index and ratio of potential to kinetic energy: two novel parameters derived from continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound
25Accuracy and precision of the ultrasound cardiac output monitor (USCOM 1A) in pregnancy: comparison with three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography
26Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance as a target for the intrauterine treatment of fetal growth restriction
27Randomized double-blinded comparison of norepinephrine and phenylephrine for maintenance of blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
28Maternal systemic circulation in normotensive pregnancies and those complicated by preeclampsia
29Assessment of total vascular resistance and total body water in normotensive women during the first trimester of pregnancy. A key for the prevention of preeclampsia
30Foetal heart rate deceleration with combined spinal-epidural analgesia during labour: a maternal haemodynamic cardiac study
31Inotropy index and ratio of potential to kinetic energy: Two novel parameters derived from continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound
32Screening for preeclampsia in the first trimester: A reduced fat mass increases the risk in normo BMI patients
33Maternal cardiovascular changes in pregnancies complicated by small for gestational age neonate with or without maternal hypertension
34Non-invasive cardiac output monitoring in pregnancy: comparison to echocardiographic assessment
35Preterm delivery and elevated maternal total vascular resistance: signs of suboptimal cardiovascular adaptation to pregnancy?.
36Low pregestational fat mass and subsequent maternal cardiovascular maladaptation in early pregnancy. The missing link for preeclampsia
37NO donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction
38Maternal haemodynamics in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy – A case-control study
39A cross comparison study of USCOM and transthoracic echocardiography in pregnancy
40Does maternal obesity have an adverse effect on haemodynamics?
41Is there a correlation between total body water distribution and haemodynamic changes during pregnancy?
42Screening of preeclampsia (PE) in the first trimester: high Total Vascular Resistance (TVR) with a reduced fat mass increase the risk in normo BMI patients
43Maternal haemodynamics assessment in preterm delivery: two different haemodymanic profiles
44Cardiac hemodynamics in early term neonates born with maternal gestational diabetes mellitus
45Nitric oxide (NO) donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction
46Maternal cardiac output in early labour: a possible link with obstetrics risks?
47Cardiac output assessment in pregnancy: comparison of two automated monitors with echocardiography
-Summary by category

Hemodynamic monitoring during elective caesarean section: The good, the bad and the ugly

Shara WY Lee, Kim S Khaw, Warwick D Ngan Kee, Bryan Ng, Floria Ng, Lester AH Critchley

Published: Coll Anaesthesiol Volume 14, Number 3, September, 2005 - F012

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To preload or coload? Uscom evaluation of the timing of colloid expansion on preventing spinal hypotension at cesarean delivery

W.H.L. Teoh, A.T.H. Sia, M.H. Loh.
Dept of Women’s Anesthesia, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore

Published: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Volume 31, Issue 5, Page 52, September 2006

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Colloid preload versus coload for spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: The effects on maternal cardiac output

Wendy H. L. Teoh, Fanzca, Alex T. H. Sia, M.MED

Published: Anesth Analg 2009;108:1592-8

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Measurement of cardiac output in normal pregnancy by a non-invasive two-dimensional independent Doppler device

Catharina C. M. Kager, Gus A. Dekker and Monique C. Stam

Published: Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2009 Apr;49(2):142-4. DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.00948.x

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ls there any cardiovascular effect of carbetocin utilization that might prevent its use in preeclampsia? A TVR and CO study

I. Pisani, G.M. Tiralongo, G. Gagliardi, RL Scala, C. Todde, M.G. Frigo, H. Valensise

Presented: European Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy.

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension Vol 1, Numbers 3-4, 2011, Pg 269-70.

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Non-invasive assessment of hemodynamics in early pregnancy

Anne Marijn van der Graaf, Gerda G. Zeeman, Henk Groen, Eugenie R. Lumbers, Claire Roberts, Gus A. Dekker

Presented: European Congress of the International Society for the study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, Rome

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension Vol 1, Numbers 3-4, 2011. Page 264

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Total vascular resistance and multigate spectral doppler analysis (MSDA) as a screening tool for preeclampsia: A pilot study

G.M. Tiralongo, I. Pisani, G. Gagliardi, RL Scala, B.Vasapollo, G.P. Novelli, G. Urban, H. Valensise

Presented: European Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, Rome

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension Vol 1, Numbers 3-4, 2011 Page 267

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Management of hypotension in obstetric spinal anaesthesia - Letter to the editor

S. W. Y. Lee, K. S. Khaw, W. D. Ngan Kee and T. Y. Leung

Published: Br. J. Anaesth. (2009) 103 (3): 457-458. doi: 10.1093/bja/aep215

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A new bedside technique for detecting inferior vena cava compression in term parturients

S.W.Y. Lee, K.S. Khaw, W.D.N. Kee, T.Y. Leung, S.S.Y. Ho, M.T.C. Ying, L.A.H. Critchley

Presented: ANZCA 2007

Published: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Vol. 35, No. 2, April 2007

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The maternal cardiovascular effect of carbetocin compared to oxytocin in women undergoing caesarean section

I. Pisani, G.M. Tiralongo, G. Gagliardi, R.L. Scala, C. Todde, M.G. Frigo, H. Valensise

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health 2 (2012) 139-142

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Total vascular resistances in early pregnancy: A key to understand maternal factors inducing spontaneous abortion

Scala RL, Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Gagliardi G, Lo Presti D, Valensise H

Presented: Poster at ISSHP 2012

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Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance in normal pregnancy and in control non-pregnant women

Gemma Goodyear, Ehizele Joseph, Asma Khalil

Presented: ISOM 2012

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Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance in normal pregnancy and in control non-pregnant women

Gemma Goodyear, Ehizele Joseph, Asma Khalil

Presented: 18th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health, Volume 2, Issue 3, July 2012, Pages 292-293

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Haemodynamic effects from aortocaval compression at different angles of lateral tilt in non-labouring term pregnant women

S. W. Y. Lee, K. S. Khaw, W. D. Ngan Kee, T. Y. Leung and L. A. H. Critchley

Published: British Journal of Anaesthesia. doi:10.1093/bja/aes349

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Hypertensive management guidelines: Has a focus on blood pressure masked the importance of cardiac output and vascular resistance?

Phillips RA, West MJ, Brierley J, Burstow DJ, Fraser JF

Presented: ISH 2012 Sydney

Published: J Hypertension 2012;30(suppl 1):537

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New noninvasive, haemodynamic nomograms to simplify hypertensive management in neonates, children and adults

Phillips RA, Smith BE, West MJ, Rainer T, Brierley J, Harris T, He S, Burstow DJ, Fraser J

Presented: ISH 2012 Sydney

Published: J Hypertension 2012;30(suppl 1):538

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Assessment of total vascular resistance and total body water in normotensive women during the first trimester of pregnancy in order to predict hypertensive complications

Lo Presti Damiano, Scala Roberta Licia, Tiralongo Grazia Maria, Pisani Ilaria, Gagliardi Giulia, Novelli Gian Paolo, Vasapollo Barbara, Andreoli Angela, Valensise Herbert

Presented: ISSHP

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health. Volume 3, Issue 2 , Pages 90-91, PP065. April 2013

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Total vascular resistances in early pregnancy: A key to understand abnormal cardiovascular adaptation associated with spontaneous abortion

Lo Presti Damiano, Scala Roberta Licia, Tiralongo Grazia Maria, Pisani Ilaria, Gagliardi Giulia, Novelli Gian Paolo, Vasapollo Barbara, Valensise Herbert

Presented: ISSHP

Published: Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health. Volume 3, Issue 2 , Pages 90, PP064. April 2013

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Resistenze vascolari totali materne, nuovo paramentro da utilizzare per seguire la gravidanza (Maternal total vascular resistance, a new parameter to be used to follow pregnancy)

Lo Presti D., Gagliardi G., Tiralongo GM., Pisani I., Scala RL., Vasapollo B., Valensise H.

Presented: AIPE

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Impedenziometria e resistenza vascolari totali materne nella fase iniziale di gravidanza. Una chiave per la prevenzione della pre eclampsia (Impedance and total vascular resistance in early pregnancy. A key to the prevention of pre eclampsia)

Tiralongo GM., Lo Presti D., Pisani I., Gagliardi G., Scala RL., Novelli GP., Vasapollo B., Andreoli A., Valensise H.

Presented: AIPE

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Non-invasive assessment of maternal hemodynamics in early pregnancy

Anne Marijn van der Graaf, Gerda G. Zeeman, Henk Groen, Claire Roberts, Gus A. Dekker

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health 3 (2013) 261-269

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Cardiovascular indices in the early identification of pre-eclampsia in women presenting with gestational hypertension

E. Mantovani, G. Pagani, B. Thilaganathan, A. Bhide, A. Khalil

Presented: 23rd World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Published: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 2013; 42 (Suppl. 1): 48-112. OP13.09

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Ultrasonic Doppler measurements and maternal cardiac output indices of morbidly obese term parturients differ from the non-obese

Teoh W., Nagarajan S.

Published: European Journal of Anaesthesiology Volume 31 | e-Supplement 52 | June 2014 (11 AP2-10)

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Inotropy index and ratio of potential to kinetic energy: two novel parameters derived from continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound

E. Mantovani, B. Thilaganathan, G. Pagani, A. Bhide, A. Khalil

Presented: 23rd World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Published: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 2013; 42 (Suppl. 1): 48-112. OP15.04

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Accuracy and precision of the ultrasound cardiac output monitor (USCOM 1A) in pregnancy: comparison with three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography

McNamara H, Barclay P, Sharma V

Published: Br J Anaesth. 2014 Jul 8. pii: aeu162. [Epub ahead of print]

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Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance as a target for the intrauterine treatment of fetal growth restriction

Gagliardi G, Tiralongo GM, Lo Presti D, Pisani I, Scala RL, Novelli GP, Vasapollo B, Valensise H

Presented: ISSHP 2014

Published: Pregnancy Hypertens. 2015 Jan;5(1):133-4. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2014.10.273. Epub 2015 Feb 23.

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Randomized double-blinded comparison of norepinephrine and phenylephrine for maintenance of blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery

Kee WD1, Lee SW, Ng FF, Tan PE, Khaw KS

Published: Anesthesiology 4 2015, Vol.122, 736-745. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000000601

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Maternal systemic circulation in normotensive pregnancies and those complicated by preeclampsia

Khalil A

Presented: XIXth World Congress for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy

Published: Pregnancy Hypertens. 2015 Jan;5(1):11. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2014.10.026. Epub 2015 Feb 23

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Assessment of total vascular resistance and total body water in normotensive women during the first trimester of pregnancy. A key for the prevention of preeclampsia

G.M. Tiralongo, D. Lo Presti, I. Pisani, G. Gagliardi, R.L. Scala, G.P. Novelli, B. Vasapollo, A. Andreoli, H. Valensise

Published: Preg Hyper: An Int J Women’s Card Health (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2015.02.001

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Foetal heart rate deceleration with combined spinal-epidural analgesia during labour: a maternal haemodynamic cardiac study

Herbert Valensise, Damiano Lo Presti, Grazia Maria Tiralongo, Ilaria Pisani, Giulia Gagliardi, Barbara Vasapollo & Maria Grazia Frigo

Published: J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;29(12):1980-6. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1072156.

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Inotropy index and ratio of potential to kinetic energy: Two novel parameters derived from continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound

Sophie Bowe, Basky Thilaganathan, Elena Mantovani, Asma Khalil

Presented: ISSHP European Congress

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Screening for preeclampsia in the first trimester: A reduced fat mass increases the risk in normo BMI patients

Grazia Maria Tiralongo, Ilaria Pisani, Giulia Gagliardi, Damiano Lo Presti, Roberta Licia Scala, Barbara Vasapollo, Gianpaolo Novelli, Angela Andreoli, Herbert Valensise

Presented: ISSHP European Congress

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Maternal cardiovascular changes in pregnancies complicated by small for gestational age neonate with or without maternal hypertension

Sophie Bowe, Basky Thilaganathan, Dimuthu Vinayagam, Asma Khalil

Presented: ISSHP European Congress

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Non-invasive cardiac output monitoring in pregnancy: comparison to echocardiographic assessment

D. Vinayagam, O. Patey, B. Thilaganathan and A. Khalil

Published: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology DOI: 10.1002/uog.15915

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Preterm delivery and elevated maternal total vascular resistance: signs of suboptimal cardiovascular adaptation to pregnancy?.

Valensise, H., Farsetti, D., Lo Presti, D., Pisani, I., Tiralongo, G. M., Gagliardi, G., Vasapollo, B. and Novelli, G. P.

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 48: 491–495. doi:10.1002/uog.15910

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Low pregestational fat mass and subsequent maternal cardiovascular maladaptation in early pregnancy. The missing link for preeclampsia

Lo Presti D, Gagliardi G, Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Farsetti D, Scala RL, Novelli GP, Vasapollo B, Andreoli A, Valensise H

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome

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NO donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction

Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Vasapollo B, Khalil A, Vinayagam D, Thilaganathan B, Valensise H

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome Abstract F4

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Maternal haemodynamics in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy – A case-control study

D Vinayagam, Elena Mantovani, B Thilaganthan, A Khalil

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome

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A cross comparison study of USCOM and transthoracic echocardiography in pregnancy

D Vinayagam, O Patey, B Thilaganthan, A Khalil

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome

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Does maternal obesity have an adverse effect on haemodynamics?

D Vinayagam, Juan Gutierrez, J Binder, B Thilaganathan, A Khalil

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome

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Is there a correlation between total body water distribution and haemodynamic changes during pregnancy?

Pisani I, Lo Presti D, Tiralongo GM, Gagliardi G, Farsetti D, Vasapollo B, Novelli Andreoli A, Valensise H

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome, 12-14 May 2016 Abstract F1

Published: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics Handbook- Abstract F1

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Screening of preeclampsia (PE) in the first trimester: high Total Vascular Resistance (TVR) with a reduced fat mass increase the risk in normo BMI patients

G Gagliardi, GM Tiralongo, D Lo Presti, I Pisani, D Farsetti, B Vasapollo, GP Novelli, A Andreoli

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics

Published: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, 2016 Workbook

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Maternal haemodynamics assessment in preterm delivery: two different haemodymanic profiles

Farsetti D, LoPresti D, Pisani I, Tiralongo GM, Gagliardi G, Vasapollo B, Novelli GP, Valensise H

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics

Published: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, 2016 Workbook

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Cardiac hemodynamics in early term neonates born with maternal gestational diabetes mellitus

Li Aiguo, Zhao Pu, Xi Xiaohong, Wu Bin, Zhang Yuqi, Liu Jiangqin

Published: Chin J Perinat Med, Dec. 2015, Vol.18, No.12 DOI:10.3760/cma.j.issn.1007-9408.2015.12.009

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Nitric oxide (NO) donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction

Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Vasapollo B, Khalil A, Thilaganathan B, Valensise H

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/uog.17454

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Maternal cardiac output in early labour: a possible link with obstetrics risks?

Herbert Valensise, Grazia Maria Tiralongo, Ilaria Pisani, Daniele Farsetti, Damiano Lo Presti, Giulia Gagliardi, Ripalta Marica Basile, Gian Paolo Novelli, Barbara Vasapollo

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/uog.17454

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Cardiac output assessment in pregnancy: comparison of two automated monitors with echocardiography

D. Vinayagam, O. Patey, B. Thilaganathan and A. Khalil

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017; 49: 32–38

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