Fetal heart rate in maternal hypoglycemic coma

Edmond Confino*, Bernardo Ismajovich, Menachem P. David, Norbert Gleicher

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In pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus fetal heart rate (FHR) monitoring is widely utilized to detect early fetal compromise. Never, however, was the fetal heart rate monitored during a maternal hypoglycemic coma. Such a case is here presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-60
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985


  • Amniocentesis
  • Detect early fetal compromise
  • Diabetes mellitus complication
  • Fetal heart rate monitoring
  • Intravenous infusion of glucose solution
  • Maternal hypoglycemic coma
  • Pregnancies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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