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Maternal, placental and fetal exposure to bisphenol A in women with and without preeclampsia.
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PMID:  24724919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Objectives: We aimed to investigate potential association between the exposure of bisphenol A (BPA) and preeclampsia. Methods: Concentrations of BPA were assessed in 58 pregnancies including 35 normotensive and 23 preeclamptic women, using a highly sensitive gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) method. Results: BPA was detected in maternal blood, fetal blood and placental tissue; and actual concentrations of BPA were determined. Interestingly, significant accumulation of BPA in the placentas of women with preeclampsia compared to normotensive women has been shown. Conclusions: This is the first study to highlight a significant correlation between preeclampsia and a high accumulation of BPA in the placenta.
François Leclerc; Marie-France Dubois; Aziz Aris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hypertension in pregnancy : official journal of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6065     ISO Abbreviation:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-4-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421297     Medline TA:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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