The objective of this study is to measure plasma CCl2 and leptin early in control and obese women and associate pregnancy outcomes with these levels. We hypothesize that early elevations of plasma CCL2 will be predictive of the development of poor pregnancy outcomes.
Pregnancy, preeclampsia, obesity
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Wernimont SA, Scroggins S, Santillan D, Santillan MK. Elevated Chemokine C-C motif ligand 2 (CCL2) early in pregnancy is associated with increased risk of preeclampsia in obese parturients. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec 21;6(3):Article 10 [2 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1339. Free full text article.