Nile stimulation in late pregnancy causing uterine hyperstimulation and profound fetal bradycardia

O. A C VIEGAS, S. ARULKUMARAN, D. M F GIBB, S. S. RATNAM

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Abstract

Nile stimulation in late pregnancy may cause oxytocin release sufficient to give uterine hypertonus and danger to the fetus. Three patients are described in whom nile stimulation caused a marked but temporary fetal bradycardia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)364-366
Number of pages3
JournalBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Volume91
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984

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