PHARMACOKINETICS OF ETHANOL IN THE MATERNAL-FETAL UNIT

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Irene Zelner
Gideon Koren

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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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