Angiopoietin-1/angiopoietin-2 ratio for prediction of preeclampsia.

@article{Bolin2009Angiopoietin1angiopoietin2RF,
  title={Angiopoietin-1/angiopoietin-2 ratio for prediction of preeclampsia.},
  author={Marie Bolin and Eva Wiberg-Itzel and A Andersson Wikstr{\"o}m and Margareta Goop and Anders Larsson and Matts H Olovsson and Helena Ǻkerud},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={891-5}
}
BACKGROUND A number of different biophysical and biochemical markers have been proposed as predictors of preeclampsia. Factors involved in the angiogenic balance are suggested as candidate markers. The purpose of this prospective, longitudinal cohort study was to determine whether a ratio between Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) and Angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) can be used to predict preeclampsia in a low-risk population. METHODS A cohort of healthy pregnant women (n = 469) were enrolled at gestational weeks… CONTINUE READING

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