Human maternal-fetal nutrition.

Published on Dec 1, 1972in Obstetrics & Gynecology5.524
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During the course of normal gestation, major changes in volume, distribution, and concentration of body fluids occur in the maternal organism, in order to meet the requirements of the developing conceptus. In pregnant as in nonpregnant subjects, sodium and water balance are governed by hypothalamic centers that control the release of antidiuretic hormone and influence thirst sensation, by renal adjustments of sodium and fluid excretion, and by secretion of gluco- and mineralocorticoids by the ad...
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Abstract Management of the pregnant patient who has undergone operation for jejunoileal bypass poses many problems for the attending obstetrician. Several recent studies have broadened our knowledge of this group of patients. Unfortunately, the significance of this form of weight loss upon the developing fetus is at best only poorly understood. In our study, amino acid chromatography was performed at 34 weeks' gestation and at delivery in order to assess the impact of this procedure upon materna...
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