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Leucocyte electrolytes and sodium efflux rate constants in the hypertension of pre-eclampsia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7449259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Leucocyte electrolytes were measured in pre-eclampsia and comparison was made with leucocytes from normal primigravidae and from the original pre-eclamptic subjects 6 months after delivery when blood pressure had returned to normal. 2. In pre-eclamptic subjects, leucocyte sodium was elevated and potassium depressed, and the rate constant for sodium efflux was depressed. 3. These changes returned to normal after delivery. 4. An increase in cellular sodium as a result of altered sodium pump activity may be the cause of hypertension in pre-eclampsia.
T E Forrester; G A Alleyne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  In Vitro; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical science (London, England : 1979)     Volume:  59 Suppl 6     ISSN:  0143-5221     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Sci.     Publication Date:  1980 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-27     Completed Date:  1981-03-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905731     Medline TA:  Clin Sci (Lond)     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199s-201s     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Leukocytes / metabolism*
Potassium / blood
Pre-Eclampsia / blood*
Sodium / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
7440-09-7/Potassium; 7440-23-5/Sodium

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