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Plasma oestriol and human placental lactogen measurements in patients with high risk pregnancies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1252389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Maternal plasma oestriol and human placental lactogen (HPL) were measured serially in 383 at-risk pregnancies. Eight-five infants were growth retarded and 122 developed fetal distress or neonatal asphyxia. Of the infants whose mothers had either abnormal plasma oestriol or HPL levels, 58 per cent were growth retarded, while 65 and 73 per cent in each group respectively developed fetal distress. The incidence of fetal complications when both plasma oestriol and HPL were abnormal was consistently greater than 66 per cent.
R P Edwards; M J Diver; J C Davis; L J Hipkin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1976 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-06-02     Completed Date:  1976-06-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-37     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Asphyxia Neonatorum
Estriol / blood*
Fetus / physiology
Infant, Newborn
Placental Lactogen / blood*
Pregnancy Complications / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
50-27-1/Estriol; 9035-54-5/Placental Lactogen

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