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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether human preterm birth is associated with changes in 17 beta-estradiol and progesterone concentrations in maternal plasma and amniotic fluid. STUDY DESIGN Forty healthy women in preterm labor with singleton pregnancies and intact membranes at 32 to 36 weeks of gestation who underwent amniocentesis(More)
Experiments were carried out to establish whether abnormalities in cellular calcium metabolism in chronic renal failure contributed to the impaired production of 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 [1,25(OH)2D3]. For this purpose the calcium influx blocker verapamil was administered chronically to 5/6 nephrectomized rats (SNX) and sham-operated rats (sham). SNX and(More)
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