by caryn (10131 Posts), Mon Dec 17, 2007 03:30 am
In this population, the high prevalence of thrombophilic factors and chronic hypertension was confirmed. There were small differences between groups. Hereditary thrombophilic disorders were associated with fetal growth restriction but not with type of maternal disease, suggesting an effect on placental function. Maternal body mass index was lower in women with HELLP syndrome.
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