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IFPA Meeting 2010 Workshops Report II: Placental pathology; Trophoblast invasion; Fetal sex; Parasites and the placenta; Decidua and embryonic or fetal loss; Trophoblast differentiation and syncytialisation

A Al-Khan, IL Aye, I Barsoum, A Borbelyd, E Cebral, G Cerchi, VL Clifton, S Collins, T Cotechini, A Davey, J Flores-Martin, T Fournier, AM Franchi, RE Fretes, CH Graham, G Godbole, SR Hansson, PL Headley, C Ibarra, A Jawerbaum Show all

Placenta | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2011


Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting. At IFPA Meeting 2010 diverse topics were discussed in twelve themed workshops, six of which are summarized in this report. 1. The placental pathology workshop focused on clinical correlates of placenta accreta/percreta. 2. Mechanisms of regulation of trophoblast invasion and spiral artery remodeling were discussed in the trophoblast invasion workshop. 3. The fetal sex and intrauterine stress workshop explored recent work on placental sex differences and discussed them in the context of whether boys live dangerously in the womb.4. The workshop on parasites addressed inflammatory responses as a sign of interaction between placental ti..

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