[The role of cytokines in Th1/Th2 balance in pregnant women with transient hypertension].


OBJECTIVES There is growing evidence that Th1/Th2 imbalance in cytokine network may play role in immunopathology of preeclampsia (PE). Normal pregnancy is "Th2 phenomenon" while PE is believed to be caused by Th1-shift. There is few data concerning Th1/Th2 imbalance in transient hypertension of pregnancy (TH). DESIGN The aim of this study was to check the… (More)