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Cord Blood Triglyceridemia in Cases of Placental Insufficiency
04 March 2008 (online)
Cord blood triglyceride concentration increased in cases of placental insufficiency. The significant relationship has been found between elevated triglyceride, decreased Apgar score, and low pH values. We suggest that the measurement of cord blood triglyceridemia might be used as a valuable indicator of chronic fetal distress.