Three-dimensional assessment of the morphology of the umbilical artery in normal and pre-eclamptic placentas

Peker T., Oemeroglu S., Hamdemir S., Celik H., Tatar I., Aksakal N., ...More

JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY RESEARCH, vol.32, no.5, pp.468-474, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Aim: Pre-eclampsia is one of the main causes of intrauterine growth retardation. Although there are many studies performed in this setting showing the course of the umbilical vessels within the umbilical cord along with its structural changes, studies are lacking with regard to intraplacental vasculature and its structural changes.