[Changes of plasma levels of type C natriuretic peptide in patients with pregnancy induced hypertension].


OBJECTIVE To investigate the changes and clinical significance of plasma type C natriuretic peptide (CNP) concentration in patients with pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH). METHODS Plasma CNP levels were detected by radioimmunoassay in 89 patients with PIH, 193 normal pregnant women and 46 normal non-pregnant women. Outcomes were statistically analyzed… (More)