Response of the Adrenal Medulla of the Sheep Fœtus to Asphyxia

@article{Comline1958ResponseOT,
  title={Response of the Adrenal Medulla of the Sheep Fœtus to Asphyxia},
  author={R. S. Comline and Marian Silver},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1958},
  volume={181},
  pages={283-284}
}
OCCLUSION or ligation of the umbilical cord of the fœtal lamb is followed by a rise in arterial blood pressure and changes in heart-rate1–5. These reactions, which have been attributed to asphyxia, can be first elicited after 80–90 days of pregnancy and become more pronounced in the mature fœtus. The magnitude of the reactions has been related to the… CONTINUE READING