Lipid compounds of the umbilical cord artery and their alterations in preeclampsia.

Abstract

The lipid composition of arterial walls changes during development, ageing and pathological processes. Preeclampsia is the most common pregnancy-associated pathological syndrome. It is accompanied by significant remodelling of the extracellular matrix, both in the umbilical cord vessels and in the surrounding Wharton's jelly. Lipids of the umbilical cord… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2008.11.008

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