Lipoprotein metabolism during normal pregnancy.

  title={Lipoprotein metabolism during normal pregnancy.},
  author={Patrizia Brizzi and Giancarlo Tonolo and Fabio Esposito and Loreta Puddu and Salvatore Dessole and Mario Maioli and Salvatore Milia},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={181 2},
OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the changes in circulating serum lipids and lipoproteins, including lipoprotein (a), and low-density lipoprotein size in women during normal pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-two women (mean age, 31 +/- 5 years; 13 primiparous subjects) were studied during uncomplicated pregnancy with normal outcome. Twenty-four nulliparous women of similar age (31 +/- 4 years) were studied as control subjects. RESULTS Serum triglycerides and total and low-density lipoprotein… CONTINUE READING

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