New insights into the etiology of preeclampsia: identification of key elusive factors for the vascular complications.

Abstract

The incidence of preeclampsia is reduced by a third in smokers, but not in snuff users. Soluble Flt-1 (sFlt-1) and soluble endoglin (sEng) are increased prior to the clinical onset of preeclampsia. Animals exposed to high circulating levels of sFlt-1 and sEng elicit severe preeclampsia-like symptoms. Smokers have reduced circulating sFlt-1 and cigarette… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0049-3848(11)70020-2

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@article{Ahmed2011NewII, title={New insights into the etiology of preeclampsia: identification of key elusive factors for the vascular complications.}, author={Asif Ahmed}, journal={Thrombosis research}, year={2011}, volume={127 Suppl 3}, pages={S72-5} }