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Metabolic and endocrine effects of surgery and anaesthesia in the human newborn infant

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This project was designed to investigate the ability of newborn infants to respond to surgical stress and to consider alternative methods of anaesthetic management in view of their hormonal and metabolic response.

Concentrations of blood metabolites (glucose, lactate, pyruvate, alanine, acetoacetate, 3-hydroxybutyrate, glycerol, non-esterified fatty acids, triglycerides) and plasma hormones (insulin, glucagon, noradrenaline, adrenaline, aldosterone, corticosterone, cortisol, 11-deo...

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division

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Publication date:
1985
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
604192966
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