The effects of smoking on the placentas of smoker mothers in terms of MPO, MMP-9 and FGF


Aslan A., Karatas A., ERDEM H., Kadioglu N., ANKARALI H., Admis O.

ANNALS OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.11, pp.42-46, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/acam.20123
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.42-46

Abstract

Aim: Smoking during pregnancy remains a common habit. Pregnant smokers harm both themselves and their fetus. Therefore, in this study, we aimed to investigate oxidative stress and angiogenic effects of smoking on pregnant smokers by analyzing FGF, MMP-9, and MPO levels.