Maternal plasma lipid concentrations in early pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia.

  title={Maternal plasma lipid concentrations in early pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia.},
  author={Daniel A. Enquobahrie and Michelle A. Williams and Carole L Butler and Ihunnaya O. Frederick and Raymond S. Miller and David Luthy},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  volume={17 7},
BACKGROUND We investigated the relationship between early pregnancy plasma lipid concentrations and risk of preeclampsia. METHODS In a prospective cohort study, maternal blood samples were collected at an average of 13 weeks gestation. From the cohort, we selected 57 women who developed preeclampsia and 510 who remained normotensive and served as control subjects. Plasma lipid concentrations were measured enzymatically by standardized assays. Logistic regression procedures were used to… CONTINUE READING

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