Vitamin E and C in preeclampsia.

  title={Vitamin E and C in preeclampsia.},
  author={Simmi Kharb},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={93 1},
  • Simmi Kharb
  • Published 2000 in
    European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and…
Vascular endothelial damage has been implicated in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia. Lipid peroxidation may be involved in the process and essential nutrients that can scavenge free radicals, such as vitamin E and C, operate in concert. Antioxidant vitamins E and C were estimated in 30 preeclamptic and 30 normotensive pregnant women. Significantly lowered levels of vitamins E and C were observed in preeclamptic women as compared to controls (P<0.001 and P<0.05 respectively). In patients with… CONTINUE READING

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