Maternal and umbilical venous adrenomedullin and nitric oxide levels in intrauterine growth restriction


Akturk A., Onal E. E. , Atalay Y., YÜREKLİ M., Erbas D., Okumus N., ...More

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.20, no.7, pp.521-525, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/14767050701412263
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.521-525
  • Keywords: Adrenomedullin, nitric oxide, vasodilator peptide, fetoplacental circulation, intrauterine growth restriction, GESTATIONAL-AGE INFANTS, EARLY NEONATAL-PERIOD, FETOPLACENTAL CIRCULATION, ENDOTHELIAL-CELLS, HUMAN PLACENTA, PREGNANCIES, SYNTHASE, PLASMA, BIRTH, EXPRESSION

Abstract

Objective. To verify whether adrenomedullin (AM) and nitric oxide (NO) concentrations are changed in the maternal and fetal circulation in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) compared to normal pregnancies, and to determine any relationship between them.