Plasma lipoproteins in pregnancy.

  title={Plasma lipoproteins in pregnancy.},
  author={Paul F. Williams and Leon A. Simons and J. R. Turtle},
  journal={Hormone research},
  volume={7 2},
Plasma cholesterol, triglyceride and apolipoprotein B were measured in healthy women during pregnancy. Hyperlipidaemia was most marked in the third trimester of pregnancy, but the increases in cholesterol, triglyceride and apolipoprotein-B were not identical (14, 74 and 36%, respectively). The increase in plasma cholesterol was due to a progressive rise in… CONTINUE READING