Kolobov, A. V.
September 2015
Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Seriia 11: Medicina;2015, Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
Infant mortality is a recognized criterion for assessing the effectiveness of reproductive and demographic development and an indicator of socioeconomic wellbeing of society. The decree n 598 of the president of the Russian Federation dated May 7, 2012 "on improvement of public health policy," agreed "...to ensure... reduction of infant mortality to 7,5 per 1,000 live births." In the structure of infant mortality in 42% of the direct cause of death is a condition originating in the perinatal period, in particular -- placental insufficiency. The article presents data on the molecular mechanisms of human placenta, etiology and morphological manifestations of placental insufficiency in various pathological conditions in pregnancy.


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