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Method of diagnosing pre-eclampsia.
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PMID:  23489314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-specific disorder that causes a high degree of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Despite many recent advances in the field, the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pre-eclampsia remain elusive. The current patent application provides evidence for a marker of pre-eclampsia, a 26.6-kDa polypeptide, which is present in pre-eclamptic women and absent in normal controls. The prospect of developing a laboratory test for the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia is exciting, as is the possibility for risk-stratification and potential therapies.
Authors:
Steven J Wagner; Vesna D Garovic
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert opinion on medical diagnostics     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1753-0067     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Opin Med Diagn     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101392201     Medline TA:  Expert Opin Med Diagn     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  299-302     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA +1 507 284 3594 ; +1 507 284 1161 ; garovic.vesna@mayo.edu.
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