A Study of Serum Homocysteine Levels during Normal Pregnancy and Pre-eclampsia 1

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Elevated plasma homocysteine level is a risk factor for vascular problems, including atherosclerosis and arterial thrombosis. Hyperhomocysteinemia during pregnancy causes endothelial dysfunction as a result of increased oxidative stress. The ultimate results are vasculopathy and platelet dysfunction. The aim of the study was to find the association of the… (More)

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