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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 24874
Country/Territory Italy
Received
2016-02-12 09:47
Peer-Review Started
2016-02-18 09:16
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2016-03-25 14:41
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2016-03-25 18:13
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2016-04-09 00:59
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2016-05-10 14:57
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Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2016-05-27 11:09
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2016-05-27 11:09
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2016-06-28 14:55
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2016-07-07 19:00
ISSN 2307-8960 (online)
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Category Obstetrics and Gynecology
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title Role of urocortin in pregnancy: An update and future perspectives
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Antonio Simone Laganà, Agnese Maria Chiara Rapisarda, Maria Giovanna Scarale, Francesco Corrado, Pietro Cignini, Salvatore Butticè and Diego Rossetti
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Antonio Simone Laganà, MD, Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood “G. Barresi”, University of Messina, Via C. Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy. antlagana@unime.it
Keywords Urocortin; Corticotropin-releasing factor; Obstetrics; Gynecology; Inflammation
Core Tip Low concentrations of urocortin (UCN) in the amniotic fluid may be a sign of predisposition to preterm birth, since it correlates with a pro-inflammatory state. UCN is present at higher serum concentrations in women with endometriomas. Therefore, the measurement of UCN could be useful in distinguishing between endo-metriosis and other benign ovarian cysts. The thera-peutic treatment with UCN decreases serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines in several experimental situations, so it is plausible that the same effects may occur in different obstetric and gynecological diseases in which inflammation plays a key role in the onset and progression of the disease.
Publish Date 2016-07-07 19:00
Citation Vitale SG, Laganà AS, Rapisarda AMC, Scarale MG, Corrado F, Cignini P, Butticè S, Rossetti D. Role of urocortin in pre­g­nancy: An update and future perspectives. World J Clin Cases 2016; 4(7): 165-171
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2307-8960/full/v4/i7/165.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.12998/wjcc.v4.i7.165
Full Article (PDF) WJCC-4-165.pdf
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Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 24874-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 24874-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 24874-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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