A cross sectional study to assess the sFlt-1:PlGF ratio in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia

Abstract Background Preeclampsia is a multisystem disorder characterized by vascular endothelial malfunction occurring after 20 weeks of gestation. Placental soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) is an antiangiogenic factor and placental growth factor (PlGF) is a potent angiogenic factor. The...

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Main Authors: Vivek Pant, Binod Kumar Yadav, Jyoti Sharma
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-07-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12884-019-2399-z