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A serologic marker for fetal risk of congenital heart block.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the humoral immune response to Ro/SSA and La/SSB antigens in detail, in order to identify markers in mothers at high risk of having children with congenital heart block (CHB). Expand
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Enhanced Thrombin Generation and Fibrinolytic Activity in Normal Pregnancy and the Puerperium
Blood coagulation and fibrinolytic inhibitors and the balance between and within the two systems were investigated in 26 normal pregnant women during pregnancy and the puerperium. The concentrationExpand
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Antibodies to amino acid 200–239 (p200) of Ro52 as serological markers for the risk of developing congenital heart block
Maternal autoantibodies to the p200‐epitope of Ro52 have been suggested to correlate with development of congenital heart block. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical relevanceExpand
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Cord blood monocyte subsets are similar to adult and show potent peptidoglycan‐stimulated cytokine responses
Human monocytes can be divided into two major subpopulations, CD14++ CD16− and CD14+ CD16+ cells, which are suggested to play different roles in antimicrobial responses. In neonates, characteristicsExpand
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Cardiac structure and function, and ventricular-arterial interaction 11 years following a pregnancy with preeclampsia.
Preeclampsia (PE) is associated with acute left ventricular dysfunction. Whether these changes eventually resolve remains unclear. This study assessed left and right ventricular structure andExpand
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Reproductive health indicators in European Union
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Treatment strategies and pregnancy outcomes in antiphospholipid syndrome patients with thrombosis and triple antiphospholipid positivity. A European multicentre retrospective study.
Previous thrombosis, diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and triple antiphospholipid (aPL) antibody positivity have recently been found to be independent factors associated to pregnancyExpand
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Normalized endothelial function but sustained cardiovascular risk profile 11 years following a pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia
Women with a history of preeclampsia are at increased risk of future cardiovascular disease. Preeclampsia is associated with elevated blood pressure, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction, andExpand
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Sex hormone--binding globulin--a surrogate marker for the prothrombotic effects of combined oral contraceptives.
Abstract Objective The purpose of this study was to investigate the plausibility of serum sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) concentration as a risk marker for venous thromboembolism (VTE) duringExpand
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Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasonography in diagnosis of pelvic vein thrombosis during pregnancy.
INTRODUCTION Pelvic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is difficult to diagnose during pregnancy. In a two-center trial, we evaluated the agreement between ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imagingExpand
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