Terenzia Simari

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INTRODUCTION The IGF system has recently been shown to play an important role in the regulation of breast tumor cell proliferation. However, also breast density is currently considered as the strongest breast cancer risk factor. It is not yet clear whether these factors are interrelated and if and how they are influenced by menopausal status. The purpose of(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have suggested an association between low levels of first trimester serum Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein-A (PAPP-A) and the occurrence of hypertension in pregnancy (PIH). The purpose of this study was to determine the predictive value of maternal PAPP-A levels in the identification of women at risk of PIH. METHODS Maternal(More)
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