Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Publishes Paper in Wiley American Journal of Hematology

Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Jennifer McIntosh, DO, published her paper on “Platelet Sequestration and Consumption in the Placental Intervillous Space Contribute to Lower Platelet Counts during Pregnancy” in the Wiley America Journal of Hematology.

Platelet counts in pregnancy are known to be decreased. However, it is uncertain as to how or why this may happen. This article discusses a possible mechanism whereby platelets pool within the placenta.

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