Copper, zinc and magnesium status in hyperemesis gravidarum.

  title={Copper, zinc and magnesium status in hyperemesis gravidarum.},
  author={Fulya Tekşen and Fulya D{\"o}kmeci and Gamze Kavas and Pelin Aribal Kocat{\"u}rk and Lugen Cengiz},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  volume={21 1},
Plasma copper (Cu), zinc (Zn) and magnesium (Mg) levels were measured in three groups of women; (1) pregnant women suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (HG)(n=43); (2) pregnant women with uncomplicated pregnancies (n=11) and (3) non-pregnant women (n=11). Plasma Cu, Zn and Mg levels were measured by atomic absorbtion spectrophotometer. We determined that plasma Zn and Mg levels were lower in patients with HG and significant differences were noted between the control groups and HG patients (P… CONTINUE READING