Comparison of metabolic syndrome variables among pregnant women with and without eclampsia.

@article{Isezuo2008ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of metabolic syndrome variables among pregnant women with and without eclampsia.},
  author={Simeon Alabi Isezuo and Bisalla A Ekele},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 9},
  pages={1059-62}
}
BACKGROUND Similarities in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia and metabolic syndrome have been described. This study is aimed at determining whether metabolic syndrome variables occur in eclampsia. METHODS Consecutive 45 patients with eclampsia were prospectively compared with age, gestational age and parity-matched women with uncomplicated pregnancy. The… CONTINUE READING