Maximal response to oxytocin of the isolated myometrium from pregnant patients with intrahepatic cholestasis.

@article{Israel1986MaximalRT,
  title={Maximal response to oxytocin of the isolated myometrium from pregnant patients with intrahepatic cholestasis.},
  author={Esther Jacobowitz Israel and Mar{\'i}a Guzm{\'a}n and Gerson Campos},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1986},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={581-2}
}
Prematurity and fetal death are common complications in patients with cholestasis of pregnancy. Both conditions appear to be associated with abnormal patterns of uterine activity. We studied the oxytocin-induced contractile activity in uterine strips taken from patients with cholestasis of pregnancy (n = 6) and from women with normal pregnancy (n = 6). Contractile activity of the myometrium in response to oxytocin was significantly higher in patients with cholestasis of pregnancy than in… CONTINUE READING

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