• Ethanol and the placenta: A review 

      Burd L.; Roberts D.; Olson M.; Odendaal H.; Burd L.; Roberts D.; Olson M.; Odendaal H. (2007)
      Objective. In this paper we review published studies of alcohol exposure on placentation, placenta growth and function. Methods. We searched PubMed using the MeSH terms: placenta, ethanol, fetal alcohol syndrome and prenatal ...
    • Placental histology related to fetal brain sonography 

      Rosier-van Dunne F.M.F.; Van Wezel-Meijler G.; Kaschula R.O.C.; Wranz P.A.B.; Odendaal H.J.; De Vries J.I.P. (2011)
      Background: Chronic hypoxia and inflammatory processes can induce placental disturbances that may indirectly lead to perinatal brain injury. Objective: To study histological features of the placenta in relation to echogenicity ...
    • The collagen content of the gubernaculum during testicular descent in the pig fetus 

      Heyns C.F.; Human H.J.; Werely C.J. (1989)
      Contracture of collagen fibres in the gubernaculum has been suggested as a mechanism responsible for fetal descent of the testis. We measured the collagen content of the gubernaculum, fetal thigh muscle and umbilical cord ...
    • The glycosaminoglycans of the gubernaculum during testicular descent in the fetus 

      Heyns C.F.; Human H.J.; Werely C.J.; De Klerk D.P. (1990)
      Tissues were obtained from 387 male pig fetuses ranging from 60 to 120 days of gestation. The relative wet mass and water content of the gubernaculum increased and decreased after the period of testicular descent. The ...