Increased leukocyte adhesion to vascular endothelium in preeclampsia is inhibited by antioxidants.


OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that plasma from women with preeclampsia increases leukocyte adhesion to vascular endothelial cells and that antioxidants inhibit this effect. STUDY DESIGN Plasma from 12 women with severe preeclampsia and 12 with normal pregnancy was tested in an in vitro leukocyte-endothelium adhesion assay in the presence or absence of… (More)


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