cardiotocography


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cardiotocography

 [kahr″de-o-to-kog´rah-fe]
the monitoring of the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions, as during delivery.

cardiotocography

(kar'dē-ō-tō-kog'ră-fē),
Fetal heart monitoring during labor.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

cardiotocography

/car·dio·to·cog·ra·phy/ (-tah-kog´rah-fe) the monitoring of the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions, as during delivery.

car·di·o·to·cog·ra·phy

(CTG) (kahr'de-ō-tŏ-kog'ră-fē)
Method of monitoring and recording fetal heart rate and uterine contractions during pregnancy and labor, allowing for assessment of fetal response and well-being.
[cardio- + G. tokos, childbirth, + -graphy]

cardiotocography

A method of producing a composite recording of the fetal heart rate and the activity of the womb during late pregnancy and labour, by means of a microphone applied to the mother's abdominal wall or by picking up the fetal ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH.
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Fayola AO, Sotiloye OS did a study on antenatal cardiotocography in 300 AN women in Nigeria.
Cardiotocography showed baseline fetal heart rate 140 bpm, few accelerations but no decelerations.
Implementation of this guideline requires fetal heart rate monitoring, preferably with cardiotocography, as well as the ability to do a safe caesarean section within 1 hour of decision.
Decisions about a woman's care in labour are not taken on the basis of cardiotocography alone.
The UA PI/MCA ratio is predictive of a nonreactive computerized cardiotocography trace and of prolonged neonatal hospitalization.
Cardiotocography showed a reassuring trace and the presence of low intensity uterine contractions.
Fetal well being was assessed at arrival by Cardiotocography (CTG) which is graphical representation of fetal cardiac status and biophysical profile which includes: amount of liquor , fetal heart rate, fetal breathing movements, fetal tone with ultrasonography was done giving 2 score for each dilatation, consistency of cervix, length of cervix, position of the cervix and station of the head.
The specific obstetrical examination included: a- Abdominal examination to assess the condition and presentation of fetus, and b- Digital vaginal examination to record the bishop score of cervix, c-Partogram was maintained for all patients, and d- Fetal condition was monitored by intermittent auscultation by pinnard fetoscope after every contraction in second stage and intermittent cardiotocography.
Cardiotocography for 20 minutes (NST) and response to vibroacoustic stimulation have been used as admission tests.
The subject of the public contract is the supply of new instrumentation for surgery, intensive care and anesthesia in regional hospital, as specifically, the supply of monitors for spinal and orthopedic unit, cardiotocography, including its headquarters and wireless sensing fetus (telemetry), ventilator highest and upper classes, aggregometer, apparatus for intravascular temperature control and monitor the patient for a surgical icu.
Labor was constantly supervised by competent staff and meticulously monitored by cardiotocography.