Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A: Evaluation of a new biomarker in renal transplant patients

Coskun A., Duran S., Apaydin S., Bulut I., Sariyar M.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.39, no.10, pp.3072-3076, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2007.08.111
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.3072-3076
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Objective. Trophoblasts produce high concentrations of pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) during pregnancy. PAPP-A has been described as a new inflammatory marker and an independent risk factor for posttransplant cardiovascular risk. This study evaluated the clinical significance of PAPP-A in renal transplant patients.