Increased concentrations of plasma neuropeptide Y in patients with eclampsia and preeclampsia.

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OBJECTIVE Epinephrine and norepinephrine are associated with the hyperstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system. Neuropeptide Y is a potent vasoconstrictive substance that is released in response to sympathetic nerve stimulation. STUDY DESIGN The concentrations of plasma neuropeptide Y in pregnant patients with eclampsia (n = 8), preeclampsia (n = 8… (More)

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@article{Khatun2000IncreasedCO, title={Increased concentrations of plasma neuropeptide Y in patients with eclampsia and preeclampsia.}, author={S Khatun and Naohiro Kanayama and H M Belayet and Abdul Bayes Bhuiyan and Selina A Jahan and Aleya Begum and Tadao Kobayashi and Takeshi Terao}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2000}, volume={182 4}, pages={896-900} }