[Placental pathology in gestational diabetes].

@article{Yang1993PlacentalPI,
  title={[Placental pathology in gestational diabetes].},
  author={Hui-yin Yang},
  journal={Zhonghua fu chan ke za zhi},
  year={1993},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={714-6, 758-9}
}
To observe the influence of gestational diabetes over placental morphology, a prospective study was taken for 28 gestational diabetic pregnancies and 25 non-diabetic control subjects. Placental net weight in diabetic group is 549.38 +/- 143.01 g; in control group 458.75 +/- 60.98 g, significant difference was found between above two groups. The changes of diabetic placentas in light microscopy shows villous immaturity, proliferation of small fetal vessels, syncytiotrophoblast knots… CONTINUE READING

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