The ratio of interleukin (IL)-18 to IL-12 secreted by peripheral blood mononuclear cells is increased in normal pregnant subjects and decreased in pre-eclamptic
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toxaemia, which is high blood pressure, protein in the urine and swelling of the face and hands.
With both the mother and the father passing on their variant genes to their children, this places the child at greater risk of parenting a pre-eclamptic
The purpose of this registry-based study was to compare the obstetric outcomes in primiparous and pre-eclamptic
women younger and older than 35 years.
In a normal pregnancy, angiogenesis, and vascular transformation lead to normal placental development, whereas pre-eclamptic
pregnancies are subject to abnormal angio-genesis and vascular transformation.
conditions represent one in three cases of severe obstetric morbidity.
Three case-control studies compared normotensive women with pregnancy-induced hypertension or pre-eclamptic
women for the presence of obstructive sleep apnoea (105-107).
In addition, the upper airway has been found to be narrowed in pregnant women and even more so among pre-eclamptic
pregnant women compared with their nonpregnant peers (Am.
The mean pocket depth and missing teeth for pre-eclamptic
patients were not significantly as compared with those of normotensive patients (Table I).
and eclamptic patients are at risk from an exaggerated hypertensive response to intubation, potentially resulting in cerebrovascular haemorrhage or pulmonary oedema.
1994), and plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), an endogenous inhibitor of NO synthesis, increase in pre-eclamptic
patients (Fickling et al.
Baby Scott was born on Sunday when doctors performed an emergency Caesarean section after mum Rachel Smith suffered a dangerous pre-eclamptic