Maternal and fetal nitric oxide synthesis is decreased in pregnancies with small for gestational age infants
Source: Human Reproduction, Volume 13, Number 4, April 1998 , pp. 1070-1073(4)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:Our purpose was to evaluate whether maternal and fetal nitric oxide synthesis in pregnancies with small for gestational age (SGA) infants are different from those in pregnancies with appropriate for gestational age (AGA) infants. Maternal and fetal circulating nitrate and nitrite concentrations were compared between 30 pregnancies with AGA and 10 pregnancies with SGA at birth. End-products of nitric oxide synthesis were measured in maternal and cord venous blood samples using a fluorometric assay. Umbilical artery blood pH and PO
Keywords:appropriate for gestational age infant/nitric oxide/nitrate/nitrite/small for gestational age infant
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1998-04-01
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