Table 1.

Fetal MABP, HR, paH, blood gases, arterial oxygen content, and Hct 10 min before ischemia (basal), at 30 min of ischemia, and 15 min after ischemia

BasalIschemia15 min after ischemia
HR197 ± 16196 ± 23206 ± 24
MABP36 ± 437 ± 435 ± 4
paH7.39 ± 0.037.39 ± 0.027.38 ± 0.03
paCO2 (mmHg)46 ± 345 ± 447 ± 4
paO2 (mmHg)24 ± 228 ± 3*25 ± 3
HCO3 (mmol/L)28 ± 227 ± 227 ± 2
THb (mmol/L)10 ± 110 ± 19 ± 1
SatO2 %73 ± 781 ± 5*73 ± 9
CaO2 (Vol%O2)9 ± 210 ± 1*9 ± 1
Hct %29 ± 430 ± 328 ± 4
  • Data are mean ± SD. Basal, n = 33; ischemia, n = 28; 15 min after ischemia, n = 33

  • (*p < 0.001 vs control; one-way ANOVA with post hoc Bonferroni for multiple comparisons). Hct, Hematocrit; HR, heart rate; MABP, mean arterial blood pressure; THb, hemoglobin content.