“Oxytocin Receptor Expression in Pregnancy”
This study aims to determine when during gestation oxytocin receptor (OXTR) expression increases in the myometrium, which will contribute new insight to the management of obstetric hemorrhage and our understanding of normal and abnormal labor.
Myometrial tissue sample collection
Myometrial tissue samples by core needle biopsy under ultrasound guidance
Oxytocin Receptor Expression in Pregnancy: When Does it Turn on