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The role of Endothelin-1 in HIV associated pre-eclampsia.
Introduction and Background: Preeclampsia (PE), a hypertensive disorder specific to human pregnancy, remains a major cause of maternal mortality and morbidity globally. Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is a powerful vasoconstrictor ...
The role of Vascular Endothelial growth factor receptor-3 in the placenta in HIV associated preeclampsia.
Summary: PE and HIV dualism in pregnant HAART women are yet to be investigated. Furthermore, the effect on VEGFR-3 and subsequent downstream influence on angiogenesis is poorly understood. Therefore, this investigation ...
The role of soluble e-selectin and thrombospondin-2 in HIV associated preeclampsia.
Objective: HIV infection and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are common causes of maternal mortality in South Africa. Preeclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy-specific disorder that contributes to the majority of maternal ...
Gene polymorphisms of uric acid related proteins and the Angiotensin Receptor IV (AT4) in Pre-eclampsia.
Background: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy remain one of the major contributions to maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality around the globe. Pre-eclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy which complicates ...