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Author Wilson, Rhoda
Title Recurrent Miscarriage And Pre Eclampsia : The Roles Played by the Immune System and Antioxidants
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2004
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Clinical Aspects of Miscarriage -- INTRODUCTION -- SPONTANEOUS MISCARRIAGE -- Introduction -- Maternal Age -- Subfertility -- Psychological Stress -- Body Mass Index -- Infection -- Nutritional Factors -- Smoking and Alcohol -- Maternal Disease -- RECURRENT MISCARRIAGE -- Introduction -- Endocrinal Factors -- Progesterone -- Human chorionic gonadotrophin -- Luteinising hormone hypersecretion and polycystic ovarian syndrome -- Anatomical Problems -- Uterine anomalies -- Cervical factors -- Infection -- Recurrent Aneuploidy -- Thrombophilia -- Inherited thrombophilia -- Acquired thrombophilia -- Immunological -- Prognosis -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 2 Pre-eclampsia -- INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY -- DEFINITION -- INCIDENCE -- PATHOGENESIS -- Placental Pathology -- Genetic Factors -- Immunological Factors -- Oxidative Stress -- Vasoactive Peptides -- Prostaglandins -- Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Resistance -- Lipid Abnormalities -- Thrombophilia -- Environmental Factors -- Smoking -- Longevity of sexual cohabitation -- PRESENTATION -- Hypertension -- Renal -- Haematological -- Complicated Pre-eclampsia -- HELLP syndrome (Haemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, Low Platelets) -- Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) -- Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) -- Cerebral haemorrhage -- Eclampsia -- FETAL COMPLICATIONS -- TREATMENT -- Treatment of the Cause -- Prevention of the Disease -- Antioxidants -- Antiprostaglandins -- Calcium supplementation -- Treatment of the Disease -- Antihypertensives -- Anticonvulsants -- LONG-TERM COMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 3 Antioxidants and Pre-eclampsia -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 4 Serum Cytokines in Pre-eclampsia -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 5 Peripheral Cytokines in Recurrent Miscarriage -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 6 Decidual Cytokines: Their Role in Recurrent Miscarriage -- REFERENCES
Chapter 7 Antioxidants and Miscarriage -- REFERENCES -- Chapter 8 Thyroid Antibodies and Miscarriage -- REFERENCES -- Index
This book examines the role of antioxidants and of the immune systemin the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia and recurrent miscarriage. Whilstmany papers have discussed the role of antioxidants in pre-eclampsiaand, that of the immune system, hitherto publication has notconsidered the two simultaneously
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wilson, Rhoda Recurrent Miscarriage And Pre Eclampsia: The Roles Played By The Immune System And Antioxidants Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2004 9789812388506
Subject Miscarriage -- Immunological aspects.;Preeclampsia -- Immunological aspects.;Immune system.;Antioxidants.;Cytokines
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