Can early pregnancy decorin levels be a potential predictor for preterm birth?


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Ozgen L., Ozgen G.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.38, no.8, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.38.8.6551
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: biomarker, decorin, preterm birth, preterm delivery, premature rupture of membranes, BIGLYCAN, EPIDEMIOLOGY, HYALURONAN, RISK
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study investigates the role of maternal decorin levels measured in the early second trimester of pregnancy in detecting the potential for preterm birth in late pregnancy.