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Difference between upper and lower limb blood pressure in normal neonates using Doppler technique
  1. M. de Swiet,
  2. J. Peto,
  3. E. A. Shinebourne

    Abstract

    Using the Doppler technique, systolic upper limb blood pressure was found to be greater than lower limb blood pressure (mean difference 17 mmHg) in 20 normal neonates. Therefore, the finding of such a difference does not necessarily signify the presence of a pathological degree of coarctation of the aorta.

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