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Defective deep placentation is characterised by defective remodelling of the utero-placental arteries. Under certain conditions, it is also characterised by the presence of arterial lesions, such as acute atherosis and the persistence of endovascular trophoblast. The condition has been associated...
Pre-eclampsia is a disease of many risk factors and theoretical speculations. It is, for unknown reasons, more prevalent among primiparous women. Some observations show that a change of sexual partner before the next pregnancy increases the risk, but this association disappears when correction is...
The timing of decidualisation and vascular processes during the implantation period is of paramount importance for the development of a receptive endometrium suitable for implantation. The endometrium transforms during the secretory phase into a well-vascularised receptive tissue characterised by...