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Blood pressure peaks correlated with plasma fibronectin levels and microalbuminuria in hypertensive pregnancies.
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PMID:  9342469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A group of 32 selected hypertensive pregnant women under antihypertensive therapy, with biochemical parameters, functional parameters, plasma fibronectin levels (PLF), microalbuminuria (MA) levels and continuous 24 h blood pressure monitoring, were followed monthly until delivery and during puerperium. Also possible biochemical and clinical markers and the predictive value in the complications during PIH were attempted to be identified. There was a statistical correlation between systolic pressure peaks associated with high levels of PLF and MA in hypertensive pregnant women who may have a higher risk of pregnancy or cardiovascular complications. Continuous 24 h blood pressure monitoring in hypertensive pregnancies was found to be helpful in identifying the highest risk patients especially by reading the night peak percentages.
M Panella; M C Rocchi; C Landolina; S Rizzo; G Viglianisi; R Noto; A Longhitano; G Garozzo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-14     Completed Date:  1997-11-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  ITALY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
1a Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologia, Università di Catania, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Albuminuria / physiopathology*
Blood Pressure
Cesarean Section
Fibronectins / blood*
Hypertension / physiopathology*
Middle Aged
Pre-Eclampsia / physiopathology
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / physiopathology*
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