alexa Second-trimester pregnancy loss is associated with activated C resistance.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Hereditary Genetics: Current Research

Author(s): Rai R, Regan L, Hadley E, Dave M, Cohen H

Abstract Share this page

Abstract We have investigated whether activated protein C resistance (APCR) is associated with second-trimester miscarriage. The prevalence of APCR was significantly higher amongst women with a history of second-trimester miscarriage (10/50; 20\%) compared with either women with a history of first-trimester miscarriages only (4/70; 5.7\%) or a control group of parous women with no previous history of pregnancy losses (3/70; 4.3\%) (P < 0.02). These results suggest that APCR may be an important mechanism of second-trimester pregnancy loss, possibly related to the increase in intravascular coagulation that occurs during pregnancy.
This article was published in Br J Haematol and referenced in Hereditary Genetics: Current Research

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords