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Atrial natriuretic peptide production in association with nonimmune fetal hydrops.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2971318     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The presence and elevation of atrial natriuretic peptide in fetuses has not previously been demonstrated. This study of right atrial pacing in fetal lambs demonstrated a threefold to fourfold increase in atrial natriuretic peptide during the production of fetal hydrops. Its rate of return to a normal level paralleled the clearance of fetal hydrops. Its possible role in fetal cardiovascular hemodynamics is discussed.
Authors:
C Nimrod; P Keane; J Harder; D Davies; C Kondo; Y Takahashi; T Wong; J Maloney; S Nicholson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  159     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-18     Completed Date:  1988-10-18     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Atrial Natriuretic Factor / biosynthesis*,  blood
Edema / etiology,  metabolism*
Female
Fetal Blood / analysis
Fetal Diseases / etiology,  metabolism*
Fetus / metabolism
Pregnancy
Sheep
Tachycardia / complications
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
85637-73-6/Atrial Natriuretic Factor

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