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Changes in maternal cardiac function and vascular remodeling during pregnancy in mice

Alan Wong

Changes in maternal cardiac function and vascular remodeling during pregnancy in mice

by Alan Wong

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2002.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Th`eses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20686015M
ISBN 100612741605
OCLC/WorldCa54414924

Stewart FM, Ramsay JE, Greer IA, et al. Microvascular Dysfunction: A link between pre- eclampsia and maternal coronary heart disease. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. (11): Nov Stewart FM, Ramsay JE, Caslake MJ, et al. Maternal Metabolic response to pregnancy determines newborn metabolic characteristics independent of both maternal and fetal. A pathological pregnancy, including preterm birth, gestational diabetes mellitus, and preeclampsia (PE), is the first gender-specific risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life [].PE, with its typical symptoms including the onset of hypertension and signs of end-organ damage, has a fourfold increase regarding the risk for long-term CVD [].Author: Kristin Kräker, Till Schütte, Jamie O’Driscoll, Anna Birukov, Olga Patey, Florian Herse, Dominik N.

Maternal restraint stress during pregnancy in mice induces 11β-HSD1-associated metabolic changes in the livers of the offspring - Volume 6 Issue 2 - H. Maeyama, T. Hirasawa, Y. Tahara, C. Obata, H. Kasai, K. Moriishi, K. Mochizuki, T. KubotaCited by: 5. Some women with a heart disorder and poor cardiac function require digoxin mg po once a day plus bed rest or limited activity, beginning at 20 weeks. Cardiac glycosides (eg, digoxin, digitoxin) cross the placenta, but neonates (and children) are relatively resistant to their inhibitors and ARBs are contraindicated because they may cause fetal renal damage.

  To evaluate longitudinally a cohort of twin pregnancies and to assess whether the occurrence of adverse pregnancy outcome may be related to specific maternal cardiac findings. Methods Women with twin pregnancies were enrolled prospectively and underwent serial maternal echocardiography at 20–23 weeks, 26–29 weeks and 30–33 weeks of by: 9. Blood pressure Peripheral vascular resistance falls There is normally a fall in BP during the second trimester ( mmHg systolic, mmHg diastolic), and then returns to normal during the third trimester Pertinence: Many of the effects of the altered cardiovascular system mimic heart failure (edema, gallops, dyspnea, distended neck veins, abnormal cardiac silhouette on CXR, EKG changes).


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Changes in maternal cardiac function and vascular remodeling during pregnancy in mice by Alan Wong Download PDF EPUB FB2

In late pregnancy, cardiac output under isoflurane anesthesia was 64% higher than in nonpregnant mice, due to a 37% increase in stroke volume and a 17% increase in heart rate. All changes P. Maternal physiological changes in pregnancy are the adaptations during pregnancy that a woman's body undergoes to accommodate the growing embryo or physiologic changes are entirely normal, and include behavioral (brain), cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel), hematologic (blood), metabolic, renal (kidney), posture, and respiratory (breathing) changes.

The major pregnancy-related hemodynamic changes include increased cardiac output, expanded blood volume, and reduced systemic vascular resistance and blood pressure. These changes contribute to optimal growth and development of the fetus and help to protect the mother from the risks of delivery, such as hemorrhage.

Cells of the maternal immune system, especially natural killer (NK) cells, play a critical role in this process. Here we describe a method to assess the degree of remodeling of maternal spiral arteries during mouse pregnancy. Hematoxylin and eosin-stained tissue sections are scanned and the size of the vessels by: 6.

Endothelium-mediated relaxation was impaired in mouse mesenteric and uterine vessels exposed to cigarette smoke during pregnancy and in the renal bed of virgin mice. Impaired maternal vascular function of the endothelium has also recently been demonstrated through calculations of flow in the brachial artery of smoking women at 28–32 wk of Cited by: Assessment of Maternal Vascular Remodeling During Pregnancy in the Mouse Uterus and regulate their function.

Maternal NK cells accumulate at the maternal-fetal interface and can interact with. Summary. This protocol describes a technique to assess changes in the maternal vasculature during pregnancy in mice.

Using stereological methods, remodeling of the decidual spiral arteries is assessed quantitatively and the results confirmed qualitatively using by: 6. The vascular remodeling that takes place during the development of atherosclerotic plaques is largely influenced by the composition and structure of the extracellular matrix (ECM).

Smooth muscle cells (SMCs) produce most of the main components of the ECM, such as proteoglycans, collagen, and elastin, as well as a large number of proteins. RA flow patterns of WT and Rag2 −/− /Il2rg −/− mice before, during, and after evaluate the systemic circulation, maternal RA velocity was studied in WT and Rag2 −/− /Il2rg −/− mice (summarized data, Figure 1, A; full data, Supplementary Figure 1).RA flow velocity was similar in both strains before mating, suggesting similar homeostatic by: Genetically altered mice may provide useful models for exploring cardiovascular regulation during pregnancy and postpartum if changes in mice mimic humans.

We found in awake ICR (CD-1) mice at days gestation that hematocrit was reduced 18%, and the pressor response to intravenous angiotensin II was reduced ∼33%.Cited by: Maternal physiology undergoes many changes during pregnancy.

These are largely secondary to the effects of progesterone and oestrogen which are produced predominantly by the ovary in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and there-after are produced by the.

Nevertheless, it is still difficult to depict overall pictures of the mechanism controlling perivascular and endovascular invasion. Potential factors that direct interstitial trophoblast towards maternal spiral artery are relatively high oxygen tension in the spiral artery, maternal platelets, vascular smooth muscle cells, and Eph/ephrin by: 2.

Genes Mediating Cardiac Remodeling During Pregnancy and the Early Post-Partum-Period in Mice Esam Aljrbi University of South Carolina - Columbia Follow this and additional works at: Part of theEarth Sciences Commons This Open Access Dissertation is brought to you by Scholar Commons.

Physiological changes in pregnancy Candice K Silversides, Jack M Colman Physiological changes during pregnancy facilitate the adaptation of the cardio-vascular system to the increased metabolic needs of the mother, thus enabling adequate delivery of oxygenated blood to peripheral tissues and the fetus.

In this review, we provide information on uterine blood flow increases during pregnancy, the influence of placentation type on the distribution of uterine vascular resistance, consideration of the patterns, nature, and extent of maternal uterine vascular remodeling during pregnancy, and what is known about the underlying cellular by: of maternal cardiovascular and renal physiology to pregnancy Fergus P.

McCarthy and Louise C. Kenny File Size: KB. Introduction. Maternal cardiovascular adaptation to pregnancy is a critical phenomenon occurring from the first trimester. Significant changes, including a progressive increase in cardiac output (CO) and decrease in total vascular resistance (TVR), have been demonstrated consistently by means of maternal echocardiography in uncomplicated singleton pregnancies Cited by: mouse was used as a model of human diabetes.

Diabetic mice exhibited a blunted maternal cardiac response to pregnancy with concomitant renal pathologies. Offspring were afflicted with CV abnormalities and decreased body weight. The link between PE and reduced maternal serum levels -of placental growth factor (PGF) prompted the study of Pgf.

There are changes in cardiac electrical activity during pregnancy which can be detected in the electrocardiogram that are not related to disease. Sympathetic activation is a common phenomenon during uncomplicated pregnancy and may be a compensatory mechanism induced by profound systemic vasodilation and a decrease in mean arterial by: 8.

THE EFFECTS OF MATERNAL EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY ON THE VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL FUNCTION OF OFFSPRING By Kerry A. Clifford A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for a Degree with Honors (Dietetics and Nutrition, Fitness and Health) The College of Health and Human Sciences Purdue University May.

ring in pregnancy and these changes are beyond the scope of this book. This chapter summarises the implications these changes will have on anaesthetic practice. Cardiovascular and haematological system Changes to maternal cardiac physiology cardiac output (CO) (Figure )," " stroke volume, " heart rate, # systemic vascular resistance in pregnancyAuthor: John Clift.significantly attenuated vascular responsiveness to both endothelial-independent and -dependent vasodilators(4–8,13).

However, the magnitude of this vascular impairment was unaffected by a subsequent postnatal high-fat dietary challenge(13), highlighting the detrimental effect of poor maternal nutrition during pregnancy on vascular function.Recent medical advances have made pregnancy possible for women with heart disease and saved lives.

Completely revised and expanded, this latest edition of this successful and authoritative clinical guide provides step-by-step treatment methods in a clear and organized manner. Includes fifteen extensively updated chapters and offers eight new chapters on topics such as cardiopulmonary imaging.