Experts seek better fetal monitor to lower C-section rates

11/27/2006 | USA Today

A technology called fetal pulse oximetry and sold as the OxiFirst Fetal Oxygen Saturation Monitoring System was expected to help give better clues about which babies were truly in distress and help lower Caesarean section rates. But researchers concluded that the device in fact had no significant impact on C-section rates, and the device's maker stopped selling the device due to a "lack of widespread acceptance."

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