Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 24th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Kidney International, "Recent reports of increased serum levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1) and decreased levels of placental growth factor (PlGF) suggest the key role of angiogenic factors in development of pre-eclampsia. PlGF is excreted in urine, and reduced urinary level has been suggested as a marker of this condition as well as help in its prediction."
"We measured urinary...
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