Fetal monitoring equipment

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

What is the hardware seen here? This X ray was obtained as per hospital OR protocol for C section and BMI >35.

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Female
X-ray

What is the hardware seen here?

Fetal monitoring equipment is seen. These were usually attached to fetal scalp. The fetus was delivered by C section and hence no fetus is seen on this image.

Second radio-graph obtained conformed this monitor was not left behind.

It is rare to get an x-ray with this monitor present as there is a live fetus usually.

Case Discussion

Fetal monitoring equipment is seen.

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Case information

rID: 41515
Case created: 5th Dec 2015
Last edited: 24th Sep 2017
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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