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Articles by Hildegunn Horne in JoVE
The 4-vessel Sampling Approach to Integrative Studies of Human Placental Physiology In Vivo Ane M. Holme1,2, Maia B. Holm1,2, Marie C. P. Roland1,3, Hildegunn Horne1,2, Trond M. Michelsen1,3, Guttorm Haugen2,4, Tore Henriksen1,2 1Department of Obstetrics, Oslo University Hospital, 2Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, 3Norwegian Advisory Unit on Women's Health, Oslo University Hospital, 4Department of Fetal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital We present a detailed method to study human placental physiology in vivo at term. The method combines blood sampling from the incoming and outgoing vessels on the maternal and fetal sides of the placenta with ultrasound measurements of volume blood flow and placental tissue sampling.