Penny Sheehan

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Women's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi 5 Beta-dihydroprogesterone and steroid 5 beta-reductase decrease in association with human parturition at term
    Penelope M Sheehan
    Pregnancy Research Centre and University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Hum Reprod 11:495-501. 2005
  2. ncbi A possible role for progesterone metabolites in human parturition
    Penelope M Sheehan
    Pregnancy Research Centre and University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:159-63. 2006
  3. ncbi Hyperemesis gravidarum--assessment and management
    Penny Sheehan
    Maternity Care Program, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:698-701. 2007

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi 5 Beta-dihydroprogesterone and steroid 5 beta-reductase decrease in association with human parturition at term
    Penelope M Sheehan
    Pregnancy Research Centre and University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Hum Reprod 11:495-501. 2005
    ..These data are consistent with a possible role for 5betaDHP in the onset of spontaneous human labour. Further studies exploring this hitherto unrecognized endocrinological pathway are indicated...
  2. ncbi A possible role for progesterone metabolites in human parturition
    Penelope M Sheehan
    Pregnancy Research Centre and University of Melbourne Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:159-63. 2006
    ..This article provides a brief overview of progesterone in human pregnancy and an outline of progesterone metabolism in the various reproductive tract tissues as well as the evidence for actions of progesterone metabolites in pregnancy...
  3. ncbi Hyperemesis gravidarum--assessment and management
    Penny Sheehan
    Maternity Care Program, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:698-701. 2007
    ..This is known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Outcomes have improved with intravenous rehydration therapy. Consequences include decreased quality of life, time off work and secondary depression...