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The Role of Cytokines in Apparently Normal Pregnancies

2014-08-27 03:14:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To provide rigorous, detailed normative data for diagnostics and comparative studies, to determine relationships between cytokine levels (and other biomarkers) and clinical data, and gain further insight into the pro-/anti-inflammatory cytokine profile of normal midtrimester amniotic fluid.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Pregnancy

Location

Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola
New York
United States
11501

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Winthrop University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:46-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)

The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.

Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.

Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.

MULTIPLE PREGNANCY with EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occuring at different locations, involving both an intrauterine site and an extrauterine (ECTOPIC PREGNANCY) site.

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