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Mechanisms of Placental Transfer, Placental Transfer of Specific Drugs

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter outlines which drugs do, and which ones do not, cross the placenta. It also discusses drug characteristics that affect placental transfer.

Keyword

Drug characteristics that affect placental transfer Local anesthetic absorption Drug concentration Drugs that cross the placenta Drugs that do not cross the placenta 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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