Lactancia fallida y concentración de prolactina en el puerperio inmediato

Meza-Peña, Francisco; Peña-Pelayo, Alejandro; Garduño, Rocio; Sánchez, Rocio; Garcia, Arturo; S. Apodaca, José
January 1998
Perinatologia y Reproduccion Humana;ene-mar1998, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
RESUMEN Objetivo.- Evaluar la concentración sérica de prolactina en el puerperio inmediato y su relación con la lactancia fallida.Material y Métodos.- Se estudiaron 45 pacientes que acudieron al Hospital General de Zapopan con embarazo de término para la resolución de su embarazo entre el 1 de Julio y 31 de Agosto de 1996.- En cada paciente se elaboró hoja de captación de datos y se tomo muestra para determinación de prolactina sérica.Resultados.- Las concentraciones de prolactina oscilaron en un intervalo de 60 a 230 ng/mL con una media de 152+62 ng/mL.Conclusiones.- Los niveles séricos de Prolactina no tienen valor predictivo para determinar el desenlace de la lactancia.PALABRAS GUIA: Lactancia, prolactina, puerperio.ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate prolactin serum levels in the immediate post-partum and its relation with lactation failure.Material and method: 45 patients that attended the Hospital General de Zapopan with term pregnancies for their resolution between July the 1st. and August the 31st, 1996 were studied. A data sheet was elaborated for each patient and a blood sample was taken to determine serum prolactin.Results: Prolactin levels oscillated on an interval of 6 to 230 ng/mL with a mean of 152 ± 62 ng/mL.Conclusions: Prolactin serum levels do not have a predictive value to determine lactation outcome.KEY WORDS: Lactation, prolactin, post-partum.


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