Human fetal and maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone responses to acute stress.

@article{Gitau2004HumanFA,
  title={Human fetal and maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone responses to acute stress.},
  author={Rachel Gitau and Nicholas M Fisk and Vivette A S Glover},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={F29-32}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the effect of acute stress, caused by intrauterine needling at the intrahepatic vein (IHV), on fetal plasma concentrations of corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH), and to compare paired fetal and maternal samples for CRH concentration to determine the extent of their joint control. DESIGN Venous blood samples were obtained from fetuses (gestational age 17-38 weeks) undergoing fetal blood sampling (n = 29) or intrauterine transfusion (n = 17) through either the IHV or the… CONTINUE READING
39 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…