Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Stanek J, Abdaljaleel M. CD34 immunostain increases the sensitivity of placental diagnosis of fetal vascular malperfusion in stillbirth. Placenta. 2019;77:30-38 pubmed publisher
..5%)(Chi square = 9.4, p = 0.002). When compared with H&E stain, the CD34 increases sensitivity and/or upgrades FVM in placental examination in stillbirths but not in livebirths. ..
Stanek J. Association of coexisting morphological umbilical cord abnormality and clinical cord compromise with hypoxic and thrombotic placental histology. Virchows Arch. 2016;468:723-32 pubmed publisher
..Thus, confirmation of clinical UC compromise should not be expected on placental examination if no morphological UC abnormality or abnormal UC insertion has been found. ..
Stanek J, Biesiada J. Sensitivity and specificity of finding of multinucleate trophoblastic giant cells in decidua in placentas from high-risk pregnancies. Hum Pathol. 2012;43:261-8 pubmed publisher
..Being highly specific, finding the multinucleate trophoblastic giant cells is unlikely to give a false-positive result and therefore has high value in retrospectively explaining the perinatal morbidity and mortality...
Stanek J. Placental pathology varies in hypertensive conditions of pregnancy. Virchows Arch. 2018;472:415-423 pubmed publisher