Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021 Jun 6;263:56-61. Epub 2021 Jun 6.
Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen's University, Botterell Hall Room 563, 18 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, 76 Stuart Street, Victory 4 Room 3-4-117, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada. Electronic address:
Objective: Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of future cardiovascular disease. Maladaptive placentation or malperfusion, as well as predisposing cardiovascular or metabolic risk for endothelial dysfunction, contribute to the systemic inflammatory response that establishes the origins of the disease. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between placental size and cardiovascular risk when assessed at six months postpartum in women who experienced pre-eclampsia. Read More