Effects of placental inflammation on neonatal outcome in preterm infants.

@article{Liu2014EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of placental inflammation on neonatal outcome in preterm infants.},
  author={Zhiwei Liu and Zheng Tang and Juan Li and Yi Yang},
  journal={Pediatrics and neonatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
BACKGROUND Intrauterine infection is the most commonly identified cause of preterm birth. In this study, our aim was to determine the association between placental inflammation and neonatal outcome in a prospective observational cohort of preterm infants of less than 34 weeks gestational age. We especially focused on the distinct effects of maternal inflammatory response (MIR) with and without fetal inflammatory response (FIR). METHODS Clinical characteristics and placental histological… CONTINUE READING
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