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Fig. 3 | Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology

Fig. 3

From: Transitional fetal hemodynamics and gas exchange in premature postpartum adaptation: immediate vs. delayed cord clamping

Fig. 3

Circulatory and respiratory changes during post-natal transition in a premature but otherwise healthy case (GA = 30 wk). Plots compare transitional dynamics in delayed cord clamping (DCC, solid lines) against immediate cord clamping (ICC, dashed lines). Early oxygenation is adversely affected in ICC due to the sudden loss of placental respiration, as seen in a for CA and PA. Organ flow rates are lower in ICC compare to DCC by 21%, as seen in (b) for the pulmonary circulation. CA: carotid arteries, PA: pulmonary arteries

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