Apoptosis in the placenta of pregnancies complicated with IUGR.


OBJECTIVE In this study we have investigated the presence of apoptosis in the placental tissue of pregnancies complicated with intra-uterine growth restriction (IUGR). METHOD Placental samples were obtained from 22 normal third trimester pregnancies and 20 pregnancies complicated with IUGR. The criteria for fetal growth impairment were clinical evidence… (More)


Cite this paper

@article{Erel2001ApoptosisIT, title={Apoptosis in the placenta of pregnancies complicated with IUGR.}, author={Cemal Tamer Erel and Banu Dane and Zerrin Z Calay and Semih Kaleli and Kiliç Aydinli}, journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics}, year={2001}, volume={73 3}, pages={229-35} }