Advances in Oxytocin Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080110998, 9781483156507

Advances in Oxytocin Research

1st Edition

Proceedings of a Symposium Held on 1st May 1964 Under the Auspices of the Blair-Bell Research Society at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Sussex Place, Regent's Park, London, England

Editors: J. H. M. Pinkerton
eBook ISBN: 9781483156507
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 162
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Description

Advances in Oxytocin Research documents the proceedings of a symposium held by the Blair-Bell Research Society at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London, England, on 1st May 1964. Oxytocin was chosen as the subject of the symposium due to recent important work on its physiology and pharmacology, and the availability of a new method of administering the drug for the induction of labor in women after extensive study in America, Europe, and Great Britain. The volume contains papers presented by during the two sessions held during the symposium. The first session on the physiology and pharmacology of oxytocin includes studies on the circulatory effects of oxytocin, release of oxytocin during parturition, and the release of oxytocin in domestic animals. The second session on clinical applications includes papers on the endocrine control of labour, clinical trials of buccal oxytocin, and tge oxytocin sensitivity test. Also included are the opening remarks by Sir Arthur Bell, President of the Blair-Bell Society and the Chairman’s Introduction at the beginning of each session.

Table of Contents


Preface

List of Contributors

The Blair-Bell Research Society

Physiology and Pharmacology: Morning Session

Opening Remarks by the President of the Blair-Bell Society

Chairman's Introduction

Some Observations on the Circulatory Effects of Oxytocin, Vasopressin and Similar Polypeptides

Discussion

Oxytocin Levels in the Blood of Ruminants with Special Reference to the Milking Stimulus

The Release of Oxytocin during Parturition

Discussion

Studies on the Release of Oxytocin in Domestic Animals

Discussion

Clinical Applications: Afternoon Session

Chairman's Introduction

Some Aspects of the Endocrine Control of Labor

Clinical Trials of Buccal Oxytocin

The Oxytocin Sensitivity Test: A Review of Ten Years' Results

The Oxytocin Sensitivity Test

Discussion

Chairman's Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by the President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


Details

No. of pages:
162
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1965
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483156507

About the Editor

J. H. M. Pinkerton