Role of EG-VEGF in human placentation: Physiological and pathological implications.

@article{Hoffmann2009RoleOE,
  title={Role of EG-VEGF in human placentation: Physiological and pathological implications.},
  author={Pascale Hoffmann and Yasmina Saoudi and Mohamed Benharouga and Charles H. Graham and J P Schaal and Chafika Mazouni and Jean-Jacques Feige and Nadia Alfaidy},
  journal={Journal of cellular and molecular medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 8B},
  pages={2224-35}
}
Pre-eclampsia (PE), the major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality, is thought to be caused by shallow invasion of the maternal decidua by extravillous trophoblasts (EVT). Data suggest that a fine balance between the expressions of pro- and anti-invasive factors might regulate EVT invasiveness. Recently, we showed that the expression of the new growth… CONTINUE READING