Decreased Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-beta1 in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells of Preterm Infants with Maternal Chorioamnionitis

@inproceedings{Choi2008DecreasedEO,
  title={Decreased Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-beta1 in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells of Preterm Infants with Maternal Chorioamnionitis},
  author={Chang Won Choi and Beyong Il Kim and Kyoung Eun Joung and J C Lee and Yun Kyoung Lee and E C Kim and Han-suk Kim and June Dong Park and Jung-Hwan Choi},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2008}
}
Maternal chorioamnionitis has been associated with abnormal lung development. We examined the effect of maternal chorioamnionitis on the expression of transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) in the lungs of preterm infants. A total of 63 preterm (<or=34 weeks) infants who were intubated in the delivery room were prospectively enrolled. Their placentas… CONTINUE READING