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Immunology of Pregnancy: Medical Intelligence Unit

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Autumn

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by Gil Mor, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences (Springer) This book gives a complete review of current knowledge of the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions between the placenta and the maternal immune system. It also covers in detail a range of hypotheses and studies related to the immunology of implantation and provides a practical approach to the application of basic reproductive immunology research to such complications of pregnancy as pre-eclampsia, preterm labor and intrauterine growth restriction.