Intrapartum use of fetal scalp hematocrit in the diagnosis of profound fetal anemia caused by fetomaternal hemorrhage

Arie Herman*, Yan Bukovsky, Levi Benson, Zvi Weinraub, Eliyahu Caspi

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Abstract

A case of massive fetomaternal hemorrhage that caused profound fetal anemia is presented. Timely intrapartum assessment of fetal hematocrit of 15% by means of scalp sampling aided in the delivery of a newborn infant with hemoglobin of 3 gm/dl and hematocrit of 10%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1182-1183
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume157
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

Keywords

  • Fetomaternal hemorrhage
  • fetal anemia
  • scalp hematocrit

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