Fetal Monitoring

  • Sanjay Datta
  • Bhavani Shankar Kodali
  • Scott Segal


One of the most important goals for the anesthesiologist caring for a pregnant woman should be to maintain the uteroplacental unit and fetus in optimal condition. Moreover, knowledge of the fetal condition and activity of the uterus can have important implications for the anesthetic plan. Hence, an adequate knowledge of uterine and fetal monitoring is important.


Fetal Heart Rate Uterine Contraction Fetal Monitoring Congenital Heart Block Fetal Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjay Datta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bhavani Shankar Kodali
    • 1
    • 2
  • Scott Segal
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Brigham & Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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