Changes in uterine innervation in pregnancy and during labour

@article{Tingker2010ChangesIU,
  title={Changes in uterine innervation in pregnancy and during labour},
  author={Berith K Ting{\aa}ker and L. Irestedt},
  journal={Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={23},
  pages={300–303}
}
  • Berith K Tingåker, L. Irestedt
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology
  • Purpose of review The present review highlights recent findings focusing on effects on the cervical innervation exerted by term pregnancy and labour. Recent findings The corpus uteri is almost denervated in term pregnancy, as demonstrated in both humans and rodents, whereas the cervical innervation remains dense throughout pregnancy and labour. In rats, fewer connections between sensory subdivisions in spinal cord segments and the cervix have been observed in late pregnancy as compared with the… CONTINUE READING
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