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Table 3 The clinical characteristics and outcomes of the seven neonates

From: The evaluation of decision-to-delivery interval in category-1 emergency cesarean section: a report of six cases

Case number 1 2 3 4 5 6-1 6-2
Outcome Alive Dead
(Day 0 after birth)
Alive Alive Dead
(Day 3 after birth)
Alive Stillbirth
Fetal heart rate (beats/min) 110 22 64 88 90 120 0
Gestational age in week 35 39 37 40 26 27
DDI (min) 29 10 29 16 26 18 19
Apgar score
 1st minute 1 2 3 1 1 2 0
 5th minute 3 2 6 2 2 4 0
Birthweight (g) 1919 3068 2346 2306 598 805 Not measured
Findings of arterial cord blood test
 pH <7.00 <7.00 7.36 <7.00 7.28 7.37 Not measured
 Base excess (mmol/L) Cannot be measured Cannot be measured − 0.8 Cannot be measured − 17.8 − 0.6 Not measured
 PaCO2 (mmHg) 69.0 78.0 44.0 72.0 13.0 43.0 Not measured
 HCO3 (mmol/L) Cannot be measured Cannot be measured 24.9 Cannot be measured 6.1 24.9 Not measured
  1. DDI Decision-to-delivery interval