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Mechanism of parturition and preterm labor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11023206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
TARGET AUDIENCE: Gynecologists and Family Physicians
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completion of this article, the reader will be able to describe potential mechanisms of partition and preterm labor and to list the various substances that can inhibit and promote myometrial contractions.
Challis JRG
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-08     Completed Date:  2001-01-25     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  650-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Glucocorticoids / adverse effects
Labor, Obstetric / physiology*
Myometrium / physiology
Obstetric Labor, Premature / etiology*,  physiopathology,  therapy
Prostaglandins / pharmacology*
Risk Factors
Uterine Contraction / physiology*
Uterus / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Prostaglandins

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