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Plasma pregnancy-specific beta1-glycoprotein in complications of early pregnancy.
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PMID:  718808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prognostic value of a single plasma pregnancy-specific beta1-glycoprotein estimation was assessed in 64 patients admitted with a history of vaginal bleeding between 7 and 19 weeks gestation. A correct prognosis was obtained in a high percentage of cases with either continuing pregnancies or with non-viable pregnancies. In very early pregnancy with a gestation less than 10 weeks, a correct prognosis was obtained in about 75 per cent of cases but serial estimations in this group might improve the prognostic value of the test. The assay proved to be infallible where there was doubt as to whether the subject was pregnant. In the present study, single HPL estimations proved to be less useful in evaluating the outcome of complications of early pregnancy.
V Jandial; C M Towler; C H Horne; D R Abramovich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1978 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-02-26     Completed Date:  1979-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  832-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Threatened / blood
Fetal Death / blood
Glycoproteins / blood*
Pregnancy Complications / blood*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Uterine Hemorrhage / blood
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