Fate of Steroids Injected into the Amniotic Cavity
The first report on dehydroepiandrosterone injection into the amniotic fluid of a patient with a live anencephalic fetus was made by Frandsen and Stakeman . An increase of urinary estrogen excretion was noticed, particularly in the estrone-estradiol fraction. Similar findings were also obtained in women scheduled for legal abortion .
KeywordsAmniotic Fluid Amniotic Membrane Steroid Inject Maternal Circulation Legal Abortion
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