Master of Science
We hypothesized that repetitive umbilical cord occlusions (UCOs) leading to severe acidemia will stimulate a placental and fetal inflammatory response associated with brain injury, which will be exacerbated by chronic hypoxemia and low-grade infection. Chronically instrumented fetal sheep served as controls or underwent repetitive UCOs for up to 4 hours or until fetal arterial pH was2saturation pre-UCOs of >55% and
Xu, Alex, "Brain Injury and Inflammation and Placental Inflammation in Response to Repetitive Umbilical Cord Occlusions in the Near Term Ovine Fetus" (2015). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository. 3470.