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Schäffer, L; Zimmermann, R (2010). Nuchal cords. UpToDate:online.
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A loop of umbilical cord around the fetal neck (nuchal cord) is a common finding at delivery. Nuchal cords have been associated with an increased risk for adverse outcome [1-3]. Whether prenatal ultrasound examination should attempt to identify the presence of nuchal cords and whether identification of affected pregnancies should alter antepartum and intrapartum care are controversial.
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|Contributors:||Ramin, S M, Levine, D, Barss, V A|
|Item Type:||Journal Article, not refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Obstetrics|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||21 Jan 2011 16:40|
|Last Modified:||17 Dec 2012 21:59|
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