Cord

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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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The assumption that nuchal cord entanglement could cause cord compression and thus intrapartum complication is not recent.
To study and compare the pregnancy outcome in patients with nuchal cord and to compare them with those without nuchal cord in terms of normal vaginal delivery, instrumental delivery and caesarean section.
The prevalence of nuchal cord at delivery is extremely high with a single loop reported in around the 30 Percent of neonates1 It is believed by most obstetricians to be the cause of unexplained fetal distress or perinatal death but this is not true and such effects may have been attributed to other conditions.
Perinatal features and umbilical cord blood gases in newborns complicated with nuchal cord.
He said: "Double nuchal cord round the neck of a baby can be very serious and, once this was discovered, doctors should have taken a closer look.
Nuchal cords, although fairly common, are rarely associated with any serious neonatal problems.
The inclusion criteria were singleton term pregnancies, cephalic presentation, the presence of nuchal cord, and no other significant associated pathology.
Sinna Thuray: The nuchal cord incidence and significance.
A nuchal cord was considered to be "loose" when it could easily be uncoiled before delivery of the newborn.
A few studies suggest that outcomes following dystocia, even in the case of nuchal cord, depend on whether the cord is clamped and divided.
Shoulder dystocia occurred during delivery and a nuchal cord was present.