Kerstin Antrecht

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the reaction of the melanotroph and corticotroph-type pituitary proopiomelanocortin (POMC) response to vaginal delivery and caesarean section stress. Furthermore, the relationship between the release of pituitary POMC fragments, gonadotropins and sexual steroids were examined. STUDY DESIGN Blood samples were(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse for the first time the response of the corticotroph-type and the melanotroph-type pituitary proopiomelanocortin (POMC) system with regard to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment using self-developed highly specific non-cross-reacting radioimmunoassay. STUDY DESIGN SETTING University hospital. patients: A total of 28 patients(More)
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