The role of Hofbauer cells on the pathogenesis of early pregnancy loss

Karakaya Y. A., Ozer E.

PLACENTA, vol.34, no.12, pp.1211-1215, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.placenta.2013.10.010
  • Journal Name: PLACENTA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1211-1215
  • Keywords: Blighted ovum, Early pregnancy loss, Hofbauer cells, Missed abortion, Placental vascularization, PLACENTAL VILLOUS CORE, ANGIOGENESIS, MACROPHAGES, VASCULOGENESIS, TISSUE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Hofbauer cells (HC) are the placental macrophages that play a significant role in many important placental events. The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the role of HC in the pathogenesis of early pregnancy loss (EPL).