Serum allopregnanolone levels in pregnant women: changes during pregnancy, at delivery, and in hypertensive patients.

Allopregnanolone is a neuroactive steroid measurable in peripheral circulation. The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence and the possible changes in serum allopregnanolone and progesterone levels in pregnant women during gestation, at delivery, and in patients with chronic hypertension, with or without superimposed preeclampsia. We also… CONTINUE READING