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.
KeywordsSuperior Vena Cava Right Atrium Brain Hemorrhage Periventricular Leukomalacia Ductus Venosus
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