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ea0012p76 | Pituitary | SFE2006

Effect of dietary iron deficiency anaemia on peripartum pituitary hormones

Mathur Neetu , Joshi Suresh Chandra , Mathur Sandeep Kumar

ObjectiveThe aim of the study was to evaluate the peripartum changes in the level of anterior pituitary hormones, due to iron deficiency anaemia and also to evaluate whether severe iron deficiency anaemia leads to postpartum pituitary changes.MethodThe female albino rats of Wister strain were fed on iron deficient diets (30, 15, 7.2 mgFe/kg of diet) and control diets (50 mgFe/kg of diet). Prior to one month o...