Serum CA 125 levels and spontaneous abortion.

  title={Serum CA 125 levels and spontaneous abortion.},
  author={Mark D. Hornstein and Jerome H. Check and Jonathan A. Hill},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={172 2 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE Previous reports have suggested that serum CA 125 levels in patients who spontaneously abort in the first trimester of pregnancy differ from the levels of patients who successfully complete their pregnancies. Low CA 125 levels have been suggested to predict spontaneous abortion, although an increased rate of first-trimester spontaneous abortion has also been reported in women with elevated CA 125 levels early in pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare serum… CONTINUE READING