Pharmacokinetics of Ethanol in the Maternal-Fetal Unit
J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol Vol 20(3):e259-e265; September 10, 2013
Irene Zelner, Gideon Koren

Due to its wide range of deleterious effects on the unborn baby, knowledge on the disposition of ethanol in the maternal-fetal unit is critical. This review summarizes and updates the existing evidence on ethanol disposition in the mother, the placenta and the fetus, and relates them to their potential fetal effects.

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