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Variation of urinary kallikrein excretion during pregnancy and the effects of hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  517257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In normal pregnant women the excretion of urinary kallikrein diminishes between the second and the third trimester and such reduction is maintained during the first ten days of puerperium. A comparison between normal women and those suffering from hypertension during the first, second and third trimester of pregnancy shows that, except for the first trimester, there exists a significant net reduction of enzyme excretion in the hypertensive cases. Dividing the patients according to the type of hypertension, it reveals that this phenomenon is unaltered for subjects having essential hypertension, while those affected by secondary hypertension or gestosis do not show any statistically significant variation in enzyme excretion from normal subjects.
Authors:
E Moneta; G Porcelli; S Bennici; M Ranieri; F Pinca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in experimental medicine and biology     Volume:  120B     ISSN:  0065-2598     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-02-26     Completed Date:  1980-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121103     Medline TA:  Adv Exp Med Biol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  637-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Humans
Hypertension / enzymology*
Kallikreins / urine*
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy*
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / enzymology*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.4.21.-/Kallikreins

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