Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 30th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Placenta, "Placenta accreta is a pregnancy complication characterized by the presence of life-threatening uteroplacental neovascularization. The factors involving its development are unknown."
"Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), placenta growth factor (PlGF) and their receptors (VEGFR) have important roles in vascular remodeling. We have investigated the differential expression of these proteins in placentae from placenta accreta (cases) and normal placentation (controls)," noted J.J. Tseng and colleagues, Taichung...
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