Prophylactic ranitidine in experimental fetal distress: acute phase effects on the fetal stomach.

@article{Aslan1999ProphylacticRI,
  title={Prophylactic ranitidine in experimental fetal distress: acute phase effects on the fetal stomach.},
  author={Adnan Aslan and G{\"u}lay Karag{\"u}zel and Nazan Uysal and Tekinalp Gelen and Akın Yeşilkaya and Mustafa Melikoğlu},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={209-15}
}
Fetal distress (FD) adversely affects fetal gastric physiology and histology, increasing gastric acid secretion and disturbing gastric protective mechanism. Considering these findings, an experimental study was planned to test whether ranitidine prevents FD-related gastric physiological and histological changes during late gestational period. In this study… CONTINUE READING