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  • Offspring of preeclamptic mothers are predisposed to hypoxic pulmonary hypertension 

    Sartori, Claudio; Jayet, Pierre-Yves; Thalmann, Sebastien; Stuber, Thomas; Hutter, Damian; Salinas Salmón, Carlos E; Cucchia, Celine; Rodriguez, Armando; Riveros, Loyola; Spielvogel, Hilde; Allemann, Yves; Villena, Mercedes; Scherrer, Urs (High Altitude Medicine & Biology, 2005-02-22)
    Adverse events in utero may predispose to cardiovascular disease in adulthood. In preeclampsia, the diseased placenta releases circulating vasculotoxic factors that cause maternal endothelial dysfunction. These factors ...