Endogenous plasma epinephrine and norepinephrine in last-trimester pregnancy and labor.

@article{Lederman1977EndogenousPE,
  title={Endogenous plasma epinephrine and norepinephrine in last-trimester pregnancy and labor.},
  author={Regina P. Lederman and Daisy S. McCann and Bruce Work and Michael J. Huber},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1977},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={5-8}
}
Plasma epinephrine and norepinephrine concentrations during labor and immediately after delivery were compared to those of the third trimester in 21 uncomplicated pregnancies of married primigravid women, 20 to 32 years old. Third-trimester catecholamine concentrations were similar to those of normal, nonpregnant subjects; samples were obtained under identical conditions. Compared to third-trimester levels, significant elevations of plasma epinephrine and norepinephrine were found in three… CONTINUE READING