Human chorionic gonadotropin and vascular endothelial growth factor in normal and complicated pregnancies.

@article{Bartha2003HumanCG,
  title={Human chorionic gonadotropin and vascular endothelial growth factor in normal and complicated pregnancies.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Bartha and Raquel Romero-Carmona and Miguel Escobar-Llompart and Olga Paloma-Castro and Rafael Comino-Delgado},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={102 5 Pt 1},
  pages={995-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the relationships between maternal serum concentrations of beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in both normal pregnant women during late pregnancy and women with pregnancy complications. METHODS Sixty-six women in three groups were prospectively studied: 1) women diagnosed with fetal growth restriction (n = 22), 2) women with preeclampsia (n = 22), and 3) healthy pregnant women (controls) frequency matched for age, parity… CONTINUE READING