Correlation of elevated leptin levels in amniotic fluid and maternal serum in neural tube defects


BASBUG M., SERIN I. S., OZCELIK B., KULA M., BASBUG E. M., Tutus A.

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.101, no.3, pp.523-528, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0029-7844(02)02582-6
  • Journal Name: OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.523-528
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To measure maternal serum and amniotic fluid leptin concentrations in pregnant women diagnosed antenatally as having fetuses with a neural tube defect in the second trimester.