Funisitis and chorionic vasculitis: the histological counterpart of the fetal inflammatory response syndrome.

@article{Pacora2002FunisitisAC,
  title={Funisitis and chorionic vasculitis: the histological counterpart of the fetal inflammatory response syndrome.},
  author={Percy N Pacora and Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa and Eli Maymon and Yeon Kim and Ricardo Pay{\'a}n Gom{\'e}z and Bo Hyan Yoon and Fabio Ghezzi and Stanley M. Berry and Faisal Mushfeen Qureshi and Suzanne M. Jacques and Ju Cheol Kim and Nicholas Kadar and Roberto Romero},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={18-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether there is a relationship between the presence of histological signs of inflammation in the extraplacental membranes and umbilical cord and the concentrations of fetal plasma interleukin-6 (IL-6). METHODS The study examined a cohort of patients who were admitted with preterm labor or preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) and who underwent cordocentesis. Inclusion criteria included fetal plasma available for IL-6 determination, histological examination… CONTINUE READING
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