J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2018 Jul 19;31(13):1715-1719. Epub 2017 May 19.
d Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , İzmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital , İzmir , Turkey.
Purpose: To investigate the relationships of TNF-related weak inducer of apoptosis (sTWEAK), a cytokine related to the TNF superfamily, its newly described soluble receptor sCD163, and the sTWEAK/sCD163 ratio with perinatal outcomes in women with first-trimester vaginal bleeding.
Materials And Methods: Seventy (41 threatened abortion and 29 control) gestational-age-matched (6-14 weeks) pregnant women were included in the study. Antenatal complications (gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, oligohydramniosis, polyhydramniosis), and perinatal outcomes (delivery mode, birth weight, delivery week) were recorded. Read More