Calcium supplementation for the prevention of pre-eclampsia.


OBJECTIVE To study the effect of calcium supplementation during pregnancy on blood pressure and maternal and neonatal outcomes. METHOD A total of 524 healthy primigravidas with a blood pressure less than 140/90 mm Hg were randomly assigned between the 12th and 25th weeks to receive 2 g of elemental calcium or placebo and were followed-up until delivery… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2008.08.027


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@article{Kumar2009CalciumSF, title={Calcium supplementation for the prevention of pre-eclampsia.}, author={Ashok Kumar and Salam Gyaneshwori Devi and Swaraj Batra and Chanchal Singh and Deepak Kumar Shukla}, journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics}, year={2009}, volume={104 1}, pages={32-6} }