ARCHIVEOBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
International Medical Journal, Vol. 18., Iss. 3, 2012, P. 48−50.
THE ROLE OF IMMUNITY INDICES OF PREGNANT IN PROGNOSIS OF FETOPLACENTAL INSUFFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Investigation of cytokine level was done in patients in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy. It was revealed that immune disorders at presence of signs of fetoplacental insufficiency (FPI) manifested by increased production of TNF−α and simultaneous reduction of cytokines IL−4, IL−10, IL−13, which proves their role in prognosis of possible risk of FPI development.
Key words: fetoplacental insufficiency, cytokines, pregnancy.