Monitorización fetal interna

La monitorización fetal interna implica la colocación de un electrodo directamente en el cuero cabelludo del feto a través del cuello uterino. Este examen se realiza para evaluar la frecuencia cardíaca y la variabilidad entre los latidos, especialmente en relación con las contracciones uterinas durante el trabajo de parto.Monitorización fetal interna


Last reviewed 2/22/2010 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.


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