Selected markers in early prediction of preeclampsia

Authors: M. Haško;  K. Biringer;  K. Biskupská Boďová;  J. Danko
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-pôrodnícka klinika JLF UK a UNM, Martin, prednosta prof. MUDr. J. Danko, CSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2011; 76(2): 135-139


Review of actual trends in early prediction of preeclampsia.

Literature review.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Martin, Slovak Republic.

Subject and method:
Literature review of markers used in early prediction of preeclampsia. Review of their reliability and possible advantage of combination.

Preeclampsia is a major cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Onset of clinic symptomes of preeclampsia can appear after 20 weeks of gestation. To find a single marker, or their combination, in early prediction of preeclampsia is one of the goals of modern perinatology. We look at some of the potential markers, which can fulfil these criteria.

Key words:
preeclampsia, biochemical screening, doppler ultrasonography, PP 13, angiogenesis.


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