Diagnostic accuracy of spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio for proteinuria and its association with adverse pregnancy outcomes in Chinese pregnant patients with pre-eclampsia.

@article{Cheung2016DiagnosticAO,
  title={Diagnostic accuracy of spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio for proteinuria and its association with adverse pregnancy outcomes in Chinese pregnant patients with pre-eclampsia.},
  author={H C Cheung and K. Y. Leung and C H Choi},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={249-55}
}
INTRODUCTION International guidelines have endorsed spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio of >30 mg protein/mmol creatinine as an alternative to a 24-hour urine sample to represent significant proteinuria. This study aimed to determine the accuracy of spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio in predicting significant proteinuria and adverse pregnancy outcome. METHODS This case series was conducted in a regional obstetric unit in Hong Kong. A total of 120 Chinese pregnant patients with pre… CONTINUE READING
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