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Effect of fetal developmental adaptive programming on adult health: Part II

Alexander Kofinas M.D. Adaptive fetal programming, Cardiovascular health, Fetal nutrition, Heart attack, Placenta, Placenta Insuficiency, Premature death Leave a Comment

Fetal nutrition-placenta health-adaptive programming Maternal body composition The fetus is totally dependent on the mother for all the nutrients that are required for a complete and healthy development as well as the placenta health. In the discussion below, we will operate under the assumption that the placenta of every fetus is as close to perfect as possible. We understand that this is not true in ...

Effect of fetal developmental adaptive programming on adult health: part I

Alexander Kofinas M.D. Adaptive fetal programming, Cardiovascular health, Fetal thrombotic vasculopathy, Heart attack, Placenta, Placenta Insuficiency, Placenta thrombosis, Premature death Leave a Comment

Part I: physiology Placenta health in relation to adult health is a subject that has evaded for the most part the obstetrical literature over the last 15 years. Primarily, epidemiologists and physicians other than obstetricians have done most of the work on this subject. Quite a significant amount of literature has been devoted to the elucidation of the relationships between fetal development and adult disease. ...