R Gitau

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fetal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress responses to invasive procedures are independent of maternal responses
    R Gitau
    Department of Maternal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Campus, London W12 0NN, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:104-9. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cortisol levels as an indicator of the fetal stress response to assisted vaginal delivery
    R Gitau
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Fetal and Neonatal Stress Research Centre, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 98:14-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of direct fetal opioid analgesia on fetal hormonal and hemodynamic stress response to intrauterine needling
    N M Fisk
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Anesthesiology 95:828-35. 2001
  4. pmc Fetal plasma testosterone correlates positively with cortisol
    R Gitau
    Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F166-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain and stress in the human fetus
    R P Smith
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Centre for Fetal Care, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Goldhawk Rd, W6 0XG, London, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 92:161-5. 2000
  6. pmc Human fetal and maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone responses to acute stress
    R Gitau
    Fetal and Neonatal Stress Research Group, Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London W12 0NN, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F29-32. 2004

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Fetal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress responses to invasive procedures are independent of maternal responses
    R Gitau
    Department of Maternal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Campus, London W12 0NN, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:104-9. 2001
    ..4 + 5.08x, r = 0.51; n = 16; P = 0.04; CI for slope, 0.16-10.0), consistent with the maturation of the fetal pituitary before the fetal adrenal...
  2. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cortisol levels as an indicator of the fetal stress response to assisted vaginal delivery
    R Gitau
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Fetal and Neonatal Stress Research Centre, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 98:14-7. 2001
    ..While it is well established that delivery by elective caesarean section is less stressful for the fetus than normal vaginal delivery, little attention has been paid to the effect on the baby of an assisted delivery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of direct fetal opioid analgesia on fetal hormonal and hemodynamic stress response to intrauterine needling
    N M Fisk
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Anesthesiology 95:828-35. 2001
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  4. pmc Fetal plasma testosterone correlates positively with cortisol
    R Gitau
    Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F166-9. 2005
    ..Fetal exposure to testosterone has been implicated in programming childhood behaviour, but little is known about the determinants of fetal testosterone concentrations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain and stress in the human fetus
    R P Smith
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Centre for Fetal Care, Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Goldhawk Rd, W6 0XG, London, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 92:161-5. 2000
    ..During open fetal surgery, maternal general anaesthesia provides fetal anaesthesia. However, in closed procedures, fetal analgesia presents difficulties. The optimal drug, dose, and route of administration remain to be determined...
  6. pmc Human fetal and maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone responses to acute stress
    R Gitau
    Fetal and Neonatal Stress Research Group, Wolfson and Weston Research Centre for Family Health, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London W12 0NN, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F29-32. 2004
    ....