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A Comparative Study of Serum Lipids and Lipoprotein - A Levels of Women with Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) and Normal Pregnant Women

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 11)

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Page : 176-182

Keywords : Preeclampsia; dyslipidemia; lipid profile; lipoprotein-a;

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Hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy is the one of the most common medical problem of pregnancy.1 Worldwide, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy causes complication in about 10 -16 % of pregnancies and are important source of maternal and fetal morbidity or mortality. High blood pressure in pregnant women is related with incidence of large placental infarct and decreased placental growth resulting in intra uterine fetal growth restriction and intrauterine death. Hypertension in pregnancy is diagnosed when blood pressure is 140/90 mm of hg or greater using kortakoff phase 5 to define diastolic pressure with proteinuria and edema after 20 week of gestation.

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