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Neural and Endocrine Regulation of Circulation in the Fetus and Newborn

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Circulation and Organ Blood Flow

  1. Joan C. Mott1,
  2. David W. Walker2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020323

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Mott, J. C. and Walker, D. W. 2011. Neural and Endocrine Regulation of Circulation in the Fetus and Newborn. Comprehensive Physiology. 837–883.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Nuffield Institute for Medical Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Measurement of Blood Flow
  • 2
    Umbilical Circulation
    • 2.1
      Umbilical Cord
    • 2.2
      Placental and Fetal Membranes
    • 2.3
      Vasoactive Agents
  • 3
    Regional Circulations
    • 3.1
      Brain
    • 3.2
      Heart
    • 3.3
      Kidneys
    • 3.4
      Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver
    • 3.5
      Adrenal Gland
    • 3.6
      Thyroid Gland
    • 3.7
      Brown Adipose Tissue
    • 3.8
      Skin, Skeleton, and Skeletal Muscle
  • 4
    Pulmonary Circulation
    • 4.1
      Nervous Control of Pulmonary Vasculature
    • 4.2
      Vasoactive Substances
    • 4.3
      Intracranial Pressure
  • 5
    Vascular Shunts and Redistribution
    • 5.1
      Ductus Venosus
    • 5.2
      Foramen Ovale
    • 5.3
      Ductus Arteriosus
    • 5.4
      Redistribution of Blood Flow
    • 5.5
      Growth Retardation
    • 5.6
      Cold
  • 6
    Vasoactive Substances
    • 6.1
      Angiotensin and Aldosterone
    • 6.2
      Prostaglandins
    • 6.3
      Catecholamines
    • 6.4
      Vasopressin
  • 7
    Neural Mechanisms
    • 7.1
      Baroreceptor Reflexes
    • 7.2
      Chemoreceptor Reflexes
    • 7.3
      J Receptors
    • 7.4
      Central Nervous System
  • 8
    Postnatal Changes
    • 8.1
      Blood, Plasma, and Interstitial Volumes
    • 8.2
      Vascular Development