Growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor I and its binding proteins 1 and 3 in last trimester intrauterine growth retardation with increased pulsatility index in the umbilical artery

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The interrelationships between maternal hormone levels and placental dysfunction in mothers bearing children with intrauterine growth retardation remain unclear. We have examined some endocrinological aspects of intrauterine growth retardation and, in particular, tested whether low levels of GH and IGF-I in maternal serum are associated with direct evidence of placental dysfunction.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Endocrinology
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)315-9
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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