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a. fetoplacental, rel. al feto y a la placenta.
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Furthermore, the presence of high concentrations of hK10 in milk, seminal plasma, amniotic fluid, and CSF suggests that this protein is actively secreted by epithelial cells of the breast, male reproductive organs, the fetoplacental unit, and brain cells.
Satisfactory development of uteroplacental and fetoplacental circulation is necessary for a normal pregnancy outcome.
Such reactions may interfere with fetoplacental exchange of oxygen and nutrients and subsequently impair fetal growth (Dejmek et al.
Fetoplacental histology as a predictor of karyotype: a controlled study of spontaneous first trimester abortions.
In prenatal screening, maternal serum concentrations of secretory products of the fetoplacental unit in combination with maternal age are used to determine a woman's risk of having a fetus affected with Down syndrome.
Umbilical artery showing high resistance flow signs of fetoplacental compromise.
Xenobiotic-metabolizing cytochrome P450 enzymes in the human fetoplacental unit: role in intrauterine toxicity.
6) Nitric oxide also been implicated in peripheral vasodilatation in pregnancy and in the control of blood flow in the fetoplacental circulation.
It has been hypothesized that poor periconceptional nutrition may adversely affect placental growth, leading to insufficient fetoplacental exchange of nutrients, or that underlying micronutrient deficiency such as iron deficiency or anemia may stimulate the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, thereby affecting early growth and length of gestation (Allen 2001; Robinson et al.
Laboratory tests included complete hemogram (Hb%, Hct, MCV, MCH, MCHC, total RBC count, platelet count RBC morphology, reticulocyte count), Coomb's test (selected cases), serum iron, TIBC, serum ferritin, LFT, routine examinations of urine, stool, bone marrow study (selected cases), chest x-ray, ECG, echocardiography(selected cases) and USG whole abdomen, including fetoplacental profile.
Most of these are due to de novo production of variety of protein and steroid hormones by fetoplacental unit as well as by the increased activity of maternal pituitary, thyroid, adrenal glands (2).
Three possible etiologic mechanisms have been proposed: 1) Mechanical obstruction secondary to compression by amniotic bands, 2) abnormalities of the germ disk, 3) vascular disruption of the fetoplacental circulation.