Artificial Placenta: Two Days of Total Extrauterine Support of the Isolated Premature Lamb Fetus

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Science  31 Oct 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3905, pp. 617-618
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3905.617


A premature lamb fetus was totally sustained by extracorporeal perfusion with the use of a silicone-membrane blood oxygenator and parenteral nutritional support. The fetus remained in a metabolically stable state lasting several days.

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