Tumor Necrosis Factor-{alpha} in severe PE

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Tumor Necrosis Factor-{alpha} in severe PE

Postby caryn » Sun Jul 06, 2008 05:23 am

The fractional excretion of TNF-alpha is significantly reduced in women with severe preeclampsia despite proteinuria. The decreased clearance and altered renal excretion of this cytokine may contribute to the exaggerated inflammatory response observed in preeclampsia...


(Your body's hanging on to all the pro-inflammatory cytokines it can, by altering how it processes them.)

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