Elevated circulating homocyst(e)ine levels in placental vascular disease and associated pre-eclampsia.

  title={Elevated circulating homocyst(e)ine levels in placental vascular disease and associated pre-eclampsia.},
  author={Jun Wang and Brian J Trudinger and Nat{\'a}lia AlmeidaCarvalho Duarte and David Emil Leon Wilcken and Xiaosuo Wang},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={107 7},
We examined the hypothesis that hyperhomocyst(e)inaemia in the maternal or fetal circulation is associated with placental vascular disease with either the maternal syndrome of pre-eclampsia and/or fetal syndrome of growth restriction. Maternal plasma homocyst(e)ine levels were significantly higher in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia, pregnancies with evidence of umbilical placental vascular disease, and pregnancies with both complications compared with the normal pregnancy group. In the… CONTINUE READING

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