Microalbuminuria in pregnancy as a predictor of preeclampsia and eclampsia.

  title={Microalbuminuria in pregnancy as a predictor of preeclampsia and eclampsia.},
  author={Babatunde Lawal Salako and Oladapo Olayemi and Akin-tunde A. Odukogbe and Kayode Solomon Adedapo and Chris O. Aimakhu and Francis E Alu and B. Ola},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  volume={22 4},
INTRODUCTION Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are common major complications of pregnancy and are responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in the fetus, the newborn infant and the mother. OBJECTIVES To access if a single estimation of urinary microalbumin at booking would be of value in the prediction of subsequent development of preeclampsia or eclampsia METHODS We studied at booking urinary microalbumin excretion in one hundred healthy normotensive Nigerian pregnant women… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…