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Maternal serum IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 at 11-13 weeks in trisomy 21 and trisomy 18 pregnancies.
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PMID:  21570171     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the possible value of maternal serum concentration of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), IGF binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) and IGFBP-3 in first-trimester screening for fetal aneuploidies. STUDY DESIGN: Maternal serum concentrations of IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 at 11-13 weeks of gestation were measured and compared in 30 trisomy 21, 30 trisomy 18 and 120 euploid pregnancies. RESULTS: The median multiple of the normal median (MoM) values of maternal serum IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 in trisomy 21, trisomy 18 and euploid pregnancies were not significantly different (IGF-I: 1.10, 1.14 and 1.0 MoM, respectively; IGFBP-1: 1.10, 1.01 and 1.0 MoM; IGFBP-3: 0.90, 1.16 and 0.98 MoM). CONCLUSION: Measurement of maternal serum IGF-I, IGFBP-1 and IGFBP-3 at 11-13 weeks of gestation is unlikely to be useful in screening for trisomies 21 and 18.
Authors:
Stavros Sifakis; Ranjit Akolekar; Dimitra Kappou; Nikitas Mantas; Kypros H Nicolaides
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-7654     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
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