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Pre-eclampsia: Definitions, paternal contributions and a four stage model

Abstract:

It is 40 years since I started researching pre-eclampsia. Much has changed but some old problems persist. These include the debate of how to define a syndrome, the inheritance and genetics of pre-eclampsia, why primiparae are so susceptible and is primipaternity important? If it is, in a multiparous pregnancy (after changing partners), the old hypothesis that pre-eclampsia is the outcome of failed maternal immunoregulation to accommodate nature's transplant - the fetus - must be confronted. T...

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Journal:
Pregnancy Hypertension
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
2-5
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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ISSN:
2210-7789
URN:
uuid:7518226d-b01c-4865-88b7-da31059f69db
Source identifiers:
314928
Local pid:
pubs:314928

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