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COLDITZ RICHARD B. MD; JOSEY, WILLIAM E. MD, FACOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology: November 1970
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Central venous pressure was determined in 7 nonpregnant and 18 pregnant subjects. During the latter half of pregnancy, central venous pressure is found to be much lower than that of nonpregnant or women in the first half of then-pregnancy. In a discussion of this finding, the author's emphasize that caution be exercised in interpreting the value for central venous pressure in clinical states involving patients who are in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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