Histopathological, Ultrastructural and Apoptotic Changes in Diabetic Rat Placenta

GÜL M. , BAYAT N., CETIN A., Kepekci R. A. , SIMSEK Y., KAYHAN B. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.3, pp.296-302, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2015.15290
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-302


Background: The exchange of substances between mother and fetus via the placenta plays a vital role during development. A number of developmental disorders in the fetus and placenta are observed during diabetic pregnancies. Diabetes, together with placental apoptosis, can lead to developmental and functional disorders.