Inflammation and cardiovascular risk in women with preterm labor.

@article{Bartha2012InflammationAC,
  title={Inflammation and cardiovascular risk in women with preterm labor.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Bartha and Alvaro Fern{\'a}ndez-Deudero and Fernando Gonz{\'a}lez Bugatto and Maria Antonia Fajardo-Exposito and Nieves L. Gonz{\'a}lez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Blas Herv{\'i}as-Vivancos},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={
          643-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Women with a history of preterm delivery have about twice the normal risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Mechanisms underlying this association are not well understood. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationships between selected metabolic CVD risk factors and markers of both systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women with spontaneous preterm labor (sPL). METHODS This was a case-control study in a university tertiary referral center. Forty… CONTINUE READING
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