Responses of placental steroids, prostacyclin and thromboxane A2 to thermal stress during pregnancy.

@article{VhEskeli1992ResponsesOP,
  title={Responses of placental steroids, prostacyclin and thromboxane A2 to thermal stress during pregnancy.},
  author={K K V{\"a}h{\"a}-Eskeli and Risto U Erkkola and Kerttu Irjala and Pekka Uotila and A K Poranen and U S{\"a}teri},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={97-103}
}
The effect of heat stress on plasma prostacyclin and thromboxane A2 and serum estradiol, estriol and progesterone responses was studied in pregnant and non-pregnant women. Group I consisted of 15 healthy non-pregnant women, group II of 23 women 13-14 weeks pregnant, and group III of 23 women 36-37 weeks pregnant. Blood samples were taken before the heat stress, at the end of the stress (70 degrees C for 20 min) and 20 min and/or 45 min after the end of stress. The rectal temperature increased 0… CONTINUE READING
5 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers