PLASMA CONCENTRATIONS AND CORRELATIONS OF NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES AND OXYTOCIN DURING LABOR AND EARLY POSTPARTUM PERIOD


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Ozer O. F., KACAR O., DEMIRCI O., EREN Y. S., Bilsel A. S.

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.13, no.1, pp.65-71, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2017.65
  • Journal Name: ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-71
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Context. Natriuretic peptides (NP) and oxytocin (OT) play an important role in cardiovascular and hydro electrolytic homeostasis. Changes in NP levels and their roles in cardiovascular adaptations in pregnancy and labor have not been clear.