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Author Symposium on the Fetus and Birth (1976 : London, England)

Title The Fetus and Birth
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier/Excerpta Medica/North-Holland ; New York : Elsevier North-Holland, 1977


Description 1 online resource (492 pages)
Series Ciba Foundation symposium ; 47 (new ser.)
Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 928
Ciba Foundation symposium ; new ser. 47.
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents The Fetus and Birth; Contents; Introduction: a historical perspective; Parturition in the sheep; Discussion; Dilatation of the uterine cervix; Discussion; The fetal role in timing the initlation of parturition in the goat; Discussion; The role and regulation of corticotropin in the fetal sheep; Discussion; General discussion Ultrastructure of the sheep placenta; Endocrine relationships during late gestation and parturition in the cow; Discussion; Progesterone and oestrogen in pregnancy and parturition : comparative aspects and hierarchical control; Discussion
The 'see-saw' theory of parturitionDiscussion; Fetal and maternal endo- crine changes during pregnancy and parturition in the rhesus monkey; Discussion; Endocrine regulation of fetal development and its relation to parturition in the rhesus monkey; Discussion; Endocrine and pharmacological factors which influence the onset of labour in rhesus monkeys; Discussion; The role of prostaglandins in parturition, with special reference to the rat; Discussion; Control of uterine contractility via cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase; Discussion; Human decidua and uterine contractility; Discussion
The fetal hypothalamus and pituitary in the initiation of labourDiscussion; The influence of the fetal hypo- thalamus and pituitary on the onset and course of parturition; Discussion; Fetal cortisol and the initiation of labour in the human; Discussion; Human parturition; Discussion; Final discussion; Index of contributors; Subject index
Notes Proceedings of the Symposium on The Fetus and Birth, held at Ciba Foundation, London, May 18-20, 1976
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Parturition -- Congresses
Fetus -- Physiology -- Congresses
Obstetrical endocrinology -- Congresses
Labor (Obstetrics) -- Congresses
NATURE -- Animals -- Mammals.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Mammals.
Fetus -- Physiology.
Labor (Obstetrics)
Obstetrical endocrinology.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470717974