Preeclampsia and ABO blood groups: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Alpoim2012PreeclampsiaAA,
  title={Preeclampsia and ABO blood groups: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Nessralla Alpoim and Melina Barros Pinheiro and Daniela Rezende Junqueira and Let{\'i}cia Gonçalves Freitas and Maria Graças Carvalho and Ana Paula Fernandes and Fl{\'a}via Komatsuzaki and Karina Braga Gomes and Luci Maria Sant’Ana Dusse},
  journal={Molecular Biology Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={2253-2261}
}
Preeclampsia (PE) is a multifactorial pregnancy-specific syndrome which represents one of the leading causes of maternal mortality worldwide. Inherited thrombophilia have been investigated as risk factor for the development of PE and it is currently known that ABO blood group may impact haemostatic balance, having the non-O blood groups (A, B or AB) subjects increased risk for thrombus formation, as compared to those of group O. We performed a systematic review of the literature for published… CONTINUE READING
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