Placental apoptosis in preeclampsia, intrauterine growth retardation, and HELLP syndrome: an immunohistochemical study with caspase-3 and bcl-2.

@article{Cali2013PlacentalAI,
  title={Placental apoptosis in preeclampsia, intrauterine growth retardation, and HELLP syndrome: an immunohistochemical study with caspase-3 and bcl-2.},
  author={U Cali and Sabri Cavkaytar and Levent Şirvan and Nuri Danişman},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={45-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the placental expression of caspase-3 and bcl-2 in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia, IUGR, and HELLP syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective case-control study was conducted on 50 pregnant women between December 2006 and August 2007 at Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women Health Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Placental tissue samples were obtained from 15 pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia, 15 pregnancies with normotensive IUGR, five pregnancies… CONTINUE READING