Significance of serum iron levels as a biochemical marker in pregnancy-induced hypertension.

@article{Das1994SignificanceOS,
  title={Significance of serum iron levels as a biochemical marker in pregnancy-induced hypertension.},
  author={Sanchita Das and Girish Dhall and K. Dhall and Sashibhusan Dash},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the changes in serum iron levels, if any, as a biochemical marker of pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH). METHOD Fifty-four primigravidas with PIH formed the study group and 20 normotensive primigravidas comprised the control group in a prospective study. Serum iron levels were estimated at diagnosis of PIH, at termination of pregnancy and in the postpartum period. Data was analyzed using Student's t-test, the chi 2-test and regression analysis. RESULTS Subjects with… CONTINUE READING