Lipoprotein (a) level in pre-eclampsia patients

This study was carried in BSMMU from July 2001 to June 2003. During the study period, 60 pregnant women were studied. Thirty patients were preeclamptic and thirty were normal healthy pregnant women served as control. Serum lipoprotein(a) was found significantly higher in preeclamptic women 56.63±22.6 mg/dl and found within limit in normal healthy pregnant women, 12.89±4.59mg/dl. Result is statistically highly significant (P<0.001). Mean Systolic Blood Pressure was 163.33±29.63 mmHg and 117.00±11.19mmHg in case and control and Diastolic Blood Pressure was 108.53±14.54 mmHg and 76.00±6.87mmHg respectively in case and control group.


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