Obesity and oxidative stress: a direct link to preeclampsia?

  title={Obesity and oxidative stress: a direct link to preeclampsia?},
  author={Ana Bertha Zavalza-G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
Overweight is associated with alterations in lipid concentrations and an activation of inflammatory markers and both of these metabolic abnormalities are characteristic of preeclamptic pregnancies before the onset of clinically evident disease. Reactive oxygen species, particularly superoxide anions, evoke endothelial cell activation through many pathways… CONTINUE READING