Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 10

Fetal Hypoxia: Why Intrauterine Ventilation of Lungs Seems Like a Bad Idea Today

Aleksandr L Urakov1*, Natalya A Urakova2 and Anastasia P Stolyarenko3

1Professor, Head of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, Izhevsk State Medical Academy, Izhevsk, Russia
2Associate Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Izhevsk State Medical Academy, Izhevsk, Russia
3Student of Izhevsk State Medical Academy, Izhevsk, Russia

*Corresponding Author: Aleksandr L Urakov, Professor, Head of the Department of General and Clinical Pharmacology, Izhevsk State Medical Academy, Izhevsk, Russia.

Received: August 26, 2022; Published: September 05, 2022

Fetal hypoxia during delivery is one of the most likely causes of brain cell damage, resulting in infantile cerebral palsy (ICP), encephalopathy and mental retardation [1,2]. Fetal hypoxia has been shown to occur most frequently in children subjected to surgical delivery (15-20%) and when physiological birth is prolonged beyond 12 hours in both cephalic and breech fetuses [2]. Typically, birth asphyxia develops in the first or second period of birth [3]. In severe cases, the diagnosis of neonatal asphyxia is made after birth only.


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Citation: Aleksandr L Urakov., et al. “Fetal Hypoxia: Why Intrauterine Ventilation of Lungs Seems Like a Bad Idea Today". Acta Scientific Women's Health 4.10 (2022): 06-08.


Copyright: © 2022 Aleksandr L Urakov., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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