Irene Montalvo-Velarde

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of serial determinations of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and homocysteine (Hcy) concentrations during pregnancy to predict pre-eclampsia, taking into(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS When pregnancy occurs in obese women, two opposite mechanisms for iron homeostasis concur: increased need for available iron to support erythropoiesis and decreased iron(More)
BACKGROUND Hyperhomocysteinemia (Hhcy) is considered an independent risk factor for vascular diseases and, more recently, for dementia. The methionine loading test (MLT) is useful for diagnosing(More)
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-related pathological condition triggered by an abnormal placentation which produces endothelial dysfunction (ED). ED, in turn, is associated with an increase in(More)
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