Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, April 13th, 2004
The study, reported during the Society for Gynecologic Investigation's meeting in Houston, Texas, March 24-27, 2004, helps explain why the incidence of cerebral palsy (CP) in term infants has not changed since the 1960s.
"Fetal heart monitoring is the primary way doctors have tried to identify babies who may later be diagnosed with brain injury," said Janyne Althaus, MD, a perinatology fellow at Johns Hopkins. "If the fetal monitoring that we currently have doesn't help us identify those...
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