Biomarkers for the management of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

  title={Biomarkers for the management of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women},
  author={Lakshmi Tanuja Petla and Rosy Chikkala and K. S. Ratnakar and Vijayalakshmi Kodati and Venkataraman Sritharan},
  booktitle={The Indian journal of medical research},
Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy related disorder characterized by hypertension and proteinuria noticeable after 20 wk of gestation. It is a leading cause of maternal and foetal mortality and morbidity worldwide. The aetiology of the disease is unknown, but recent studies have revealed that this disorder appears to originate in placenta and is characterized by widespread maternal endothelial dysfunction. Till date, delivery of placenta is the only cure for the disease. So, there is a need for… CONTINUE READING
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