Fetal and maternal sheep hypothalamus pituitary adrenal axis responses to chronic binge ethanol exposure during the third trimester equivalent.

@article{Cudd2001FetalAM,
  title={Fetal and maternal sheep hypothalamus pituitary adrenal axis responses to chronic binge ethanol exposure during the third trimester equivalent.},
  author={Timothy A. Cudd and Wei J Chen and James Richard West},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={
          1065-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND We tested the hypothesis that in utero ethanol exposure results in changes in fetal and maternal adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) and cortisol during the third trimester equivalent, by using a chronically instrumented fetal sheep model. METHODS Pregnant ewes received saline or ethanol intravenously 3 consecutive days per week from day 109 to day 132 of gestation. Fetal and maternal blood samples were collected on days 118 and 132. RESULTS Maternal and fetal ACTH and cortisol values… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 12 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…