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Abnormal umbilical artery Doppler waveforms and cord blood corticotropin-releasing hormone.

Authors
  • Giles, W B
  • McLean, M
  • Davies, J J
  • Smith, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1996
Volume
87
Issue
1
Pages
107–111
Identifiers
PMID: 8532243
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The concentration of corticotropin-releasing hormone in the fetal circulation is significantly increased in pregnancies complicated by abnormal umbilical artery flow velocity waveforms. This may represent a stress-responsive compensatory mechanism in the human placenta.

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