Hypoxia and placental remodelling.

Abstract

In the first trimester of pregnancy fetal trophoblast cells invade the maternal uterine spiral arteries leading to loss of the vascular cells from the vessel wall and remodelling of the extracellular matrix. This is crucial to ensure that sufficient blood can reach the developing fetus. Impaired arterial remodelling is a feature of the major pregnancy… (More)

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@article{Cartwright2007HypoxiaAP, title={Hypoxia and placental remodelling.}, author={Judith E. Cartwright and Rosemary J. Keogh and Martha C. Tissot van Patot}, journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology}, year={2007}, volume={618}, pages={113-26} }