The Relevance of the Renin-Angiotensin System in the Development of Drugs to Combat Preeclampsia

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Ueki, Norikazu; Takeda, Satoru; Koya, Daisuke; Kanasaki, Keizo;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: International Journal of Endocrinology, volume 2,015 (issn: 1687-8337, eissn: 1687-8345)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4426891, doi: 10.1155/2015/572713
  • Subject: Review Article | RC648-665 | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology | embryonic structures | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder that occurs during pregnancy. It has an unknown etiology and affects approximately 5–8% of pregnancies worldwide. The pathophysiology of preeclampsia is not yet known, and preeclampsia has been called “a disease of theories.” The ... View more
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