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Serum inhibin A level in preeclampsia and normotensive pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19003635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To compare serum inhibin A levels in pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia and in normotensive pregnancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Blood samples were taken from 60 women. Thirty women were diagnosed with preeclampsia, and 30 women had normotensive pregnancies. Both groups were matched for gestational age. Blood samples were collected in plain tubes, centrifuged, and stored at -80 degrees C until analyzed. All serum samples were measured for inhibin A level by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). RESULTS: Inhibin A levels were greater in the preeclampsia group (1229.7 +/- 537.5 pg/mL) than in the normotensive group (839.1 +/- 370.0 pg/mL, p = 0.002). CONCLUSIONS: Levels of inhibin A in the preeclampsia group were greater than in the normotensive group.
Authors:
Krissada Paiwattananupant; Vorapong Phupong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hypertension in pregnancy : official journal of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1525-6065     ISO Abbreviation:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-12     Completed Date:  2009-02-17     Revised Date:  2009-05-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421297     Medline TA:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Asian Continental Ancestry Group
Case-Control Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
Female
Humans
Inhibins / blood*
Pre-Eclampsia / blood*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Trimester, Third / blood*
Thailand
Young Adult
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/inhibin A; 57285-09-3/Inhibins

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