alexa Fetal polyuria and hydramnios associated with Bartter's syndrome.
Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research

Author(s): Sieck UV, Ohlsson A

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The case of a woman with recurrent hydramnios in three pregnancies, from which the only surviving infant was later found to have Bartter's syndrome, is described. Analysis of electrolytes, renin activity, and aldosterone levels in amniotic fluid from this pregnancy are presented. The finding of maternal hydramnios in the present and 12 other reported cases of Bartter's syndrome suggests that increased fetal voiding is the most likely causative factor in the development of increased amniotic fluid volume. Early onset hydramnios might signify Bartter's syndrome in the offspring in families with an index case. In cases of hydramnios of unknown etiology, appropriate investigations might lead to early diagnosis and treatment of Bartter's syndrome.
This article was published in Obstet Gynecol and referenced in Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders: Current Research

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • International Meeting on Women's Health and Breast Cancer
    Oct 12, 2017, Dubai, UAE
  • International Conference on Gynecology and Obstetrics Pathology
    October 23-24, 2017 Orlando, USA
  • 5th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs
    Nov 13-14, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords