hrp0086fc10.1 | Perinatal Endocrinology | ESPE2016
, Martinerie Laetitia
, Boileau Pascal
, Lombes Marc
, Pussard Eric
Background: Unlike term neonates, known to exhibit a physiological pseudohypoaldosteronism, very preterms (VPT) display a high sodium waste at birth with partial aldosterone deficiency. This context, combined with a low aldosterone/renin ratio is highly suggestive of a defect in mineralocorticoid biosynthesis.Objectives and hypotheses: To investigate mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid pathways in newborns, and to clarify the impact of prematurity upon ...