Postnatal renal adaptation in preterm and term lambs.

  title={Postnatal renal adaptation in preterm and term lambs.},
  author={Lynne M. Berry and Machiko Ikegami and Eugene Woods and M. Gore Ervin},
  journal={Reproduction, fertility, and development},
  volume={7 3},
The present experiments determined if increases in renal reabsorptive capacity during the transition from fetal to neonatal life are gestation dependent. Renal function was studied in chronically-catheterized fetal lambs (133 +/- 1 days; term, 145-150 days). Additionally, renal function was studied in anaesthetized, ventilated, caesarean-delivered preterm… CONTINUE READING