Fetal urine biochemistry: an index of renal maturation and dysfunction.

@article{Nicolini1992FetalUB,
  title={Fetal urine biochemistry: an index of renal maturation and dysfunction.},
  author={Umberto Nicolini and Nicholas M Fisk and C. H. Rodeck and J A Beacham},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={46-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To construct a reference range for fetal urinary sodium, potassium, urea, creatinine, calcium and phosphate with gestation and to assess to what extent these biochemical indices are modified in fetuses with lower urinary tract obstruction. DESIGN Prospective descriptive study. SETTING Royal Postgraduate Medical School London. SUBJECTS 24 women between 17 and 35 weeks gestation with an ultrasound diagnosis of fetal lower urinary tract obstruction, with or without renal dysplasia… CONTINUE READING