CD34 immunostain increases the sensitivity of placental diagnosis of fetal vascular malperfusion in stillbirth.

Affiliation

Division of Pathology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, 45229, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Postmortem regressive placental changes of stillbirth may obscure the pre-existing placental histomorphology. The objective is to find out whether the use of CD34 immunostain can increase the sensitivity of placental examination in the diagnosis of fetal vascular malperfusion (FVM).

Keywords

CD34 immunostain,Fetal vascular malperfusion,Grade,Placenta,Sensitivity,Stillbirth,

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