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This study is being conducted to study light scattering properties of maternal-fetal tissue.
Condition or disease
Device: ISS Device
The ISS customized commercial frequency domain oximeter is used to obtain light scattering information from the maternal abdomen for 10-20 minutes preoperatively and postoperatively in subjects who are having a scheduled C-section.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Gender Based Eligibility:
Gender Eligibility Description:
Women undergoing a C-Section
Women with singleton pregnancies of 36 weeks gestation or more undergoing c-section.
Pregnant women with singleton pregnancies, vertex or breech presentation, scheduled for non-emergent cesarean delivery, including cesarean delivery for failure to progress with reassuring electronic fetal heart rate tracing
Age greater than or equal to 18 years of age.
Healthy women at equal to or greater than 36 weeks gestation undergoing non-emergency cesarean delivery