Effect of Antenatal Betamethasone Use on Adrenal Gland Size and Endogenous Cortisol and 17-Hydroxyprogesterone in Preterm Neonates


BÜYÜKKAYHAN D. , ÖZTÜRK M. A. , Kurtoglu S., Koklu E., Yikilmaz A.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.22, no.11, pp.1027-1031, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2009.22.11.1027
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1027-1031

Abstract

Aim: To assess the effect of antenatal betamethasone use on adrenal gland size and adrenal hormones in preterm neonates who had gestational ages of 27-36 weeks.