Androgens in maternal vascular and placental function: implications for preeclampsia pathogenesis

@inproceedings{Kumar2018AndrogensIM,
  title={Androgens in maternal vascular and placental function: implications for preeclampsia pathogenesis},
  author={Sathish Madhava Kumar and Geoffrey Howard Gordon and David H. Abbott and Jay S. Mishra},
  booktitle={Reproduction},
  year={2018}
}
Adequate maternal vascular adaptations and blood supply to the uterus and placenta are crucial for optimal oxygen and nutrient transport to growing fetuses of eutherian mammals, including humans. Multiple factors contribute to hemodynamics and structuring of placental vasculature essential for term pregnancy with minimal complications. In women, failure to achieve or sustain favorable pregnancy progression is, not surprisingly, associated with high incidence of antenatal complications… CONTINUE READING
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