Correlation of short-term variation and Doppler parameters with adverse perinatal outcome in low-risk fetuses at term

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Publication Details

Author(s): Stumpfe FM, Kehl S, Pretscher J, Baier F, Bayer CM, Schwenke E, Schneider M, Mayr A, Schild RL, Schmid M, Beckmann M, Faschingbauer F
Journal: Archives of gynecology and obstetrics
Publication year: 2019
Volume: 299
Journal issue: 2
Pages range: 411-420
ISSN: 0932-0067
eISSN: 1432-0711


Abstract

ObjectiveTo evaluate the association of short-term variation (STV) and Doppler parameters with adverse perinatal outcome in low-risk fetuses at term.MethodsThis was a retrospective study of 1008 appropriate-for-gestational age (AGA) term fetuses. Doppler measurements [umbilical artery (UA), middle cerebral artery (MCA), and cerebroplacental ratio (CPR)] and computerized CTG (cCTG) with STV analysis were performed prior to active labor (4cm cervical dilatation) within 72h of delivery. The association between Doppler indices and STV values with adverse perinatal outcome was analyzed using univariate regression analysis.ResultsNo significant association between Doppler parameters and the need for secondary cesarean delivery (CD) or operative vaginal delivery (OVD) was shown. Regarding fetuses delivered by CD due to fetal distress, regression analyzes revealed significantly higher UA PI MoM. However, the differences in MCA PI MoM and CPR MoM were not statistically significant. Fetuses with the need for emergency CD showed significantly higher UA PI MoM, lower MCA PI MoM and lower CPR MoM. Neonates with a 5-min Apgar score <7 had significantly lower MCA PI MoM and neonatal acidosis (UA pH 7.10) showed a significant association with UA PI MoM. None of the assessed outcome parameters were significantly associated to STV.ConclusionDoppler indices assessed close to delivery in low-risk fetuses at term show a moderate association with adverse outcome parameters,whereas STV does not appear to predict poor perinatal outcome in this group of fetuses.


FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Beckmann, Matthias Prof. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde
Kehl, Sven Prof. Dr.
Medizinische Fakultät
Schneider, Michael Dr. med.
Frauenklinik


External institutions
DIAKOVERE gGmbH (Diakonische Dienste Hannover (DDH))
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn


How to cite

APA:
Stumpfe, F.M., Kehl, S., Pretscher, J., Baier, F., Bayer, C.M., Schwenke, E.,... Faschingbauer, F. (2019). Correlation of short-term variation and Doppler parameters with adverse perinatal outcome in low-risk fetuses at term. Archives of gynecology and obstetrics, 299(2), 411-420. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00404-018-4978-z

MLA:
Stumpfe, Florian M., et al. "Correlation of short-term variation and Doppler parameters with adverse perinatal outcome in low-risk fetuses at term." Archives of gynecology and obstetrics 299.2 (2019): 411-420.

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