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Brain Asphyxia and Hemorrhage

  • Alberto Lacoius-Petruccelli

Abstract

The fetus is oxygenated by a system of mixed blood. Oxygen supply depends on the oxygen that is transported by the umbilical vein (UV), which originates at the level of the intervillous space of the placenta, where oxygen and CO2 are exchanged.

Keywords

Superior Vena Cava Right Atrium Brain Hemorrhage Periventricular Leukomalacia Ductus Venosus 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Lacoius-Petruccelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Cornell University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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