In Vitro Comparative Effect of Carbetocin and Oxytocin in Pregnant Human Myometrium with and without Oxytocin Pretreatment

@article{Cole2016InVC,
  title={In Vitro Comparative Effect of Carbetocin and Oxytocin in Pregnant Human Myometrium with and without Oxytocin Pretreatment},
  author={Naida M. Cole and Josē Carlos Almeida Carvalho and Magda Erik-Soussi and Nivetha Ramachandran and Mrinalini Balki},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={124},
  pages={378–386}
}
Background:The purpose of this study was to compare in vitro contractile effects of oxytocin and carbetocin on human term pregnant myometrium with and without oxytocin pretreatment. Methods:This laboratory investigation was conducted on myometrial samples from women undergoing elective cesarean deliveries. The samples were dissected into four strips and suspended in individual organ bath chambers containing physiologic salt solution. After equilibration, they were pretreated with oxytocin 10−5… Expand
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