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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 607938, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/607938
Clinical Study

Maternal and Cord Serum Cytokine Changes with Continuous and Intermittent Labor Epidural Analgesia: A Randomized Study

1Department of Anesthesiology, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
2Department of Anesthesiology, Passavant Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA
3Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
4Department of Anesthesiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Received 31 October 2011; Accepted 21 December 2011

Academic Editor: Emmanouil Karteris

Copyright © 2012 Venkat R. Mantha et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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