Role of Cord Blood Hormones and Epinephrine in the Development of Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

2014-08-27 03:12:42 | BioPortfolio


In this prospective, cross-sectional study, the aim was to investigate the possible role of cord stress hormones; adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), cortisol, epinephrine, sT3, sT4, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in the development of Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN), via their modulatory effect on epithelial sodium channels and Na-K-ATPase.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional


Wet Lung




Ankara University

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