VEGF expression in the placenta from pregnancies complicated by hypertensive disorders.

OBJECTIVE To determine the expression of VEGF in the placental tissue from pregnancies complicated by hypertension disorders of different clinical severity. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Polyclinic of Careggi, University of Florence, Italy. SAMPLE Placentas from women with gestational hypertension (n= 20), pre-eclampsia (n= 20) and pre… CONTINUE READING