World Health Organisation multicentre randomised trial of supplementation with vitamins C and E among pregnant women at high risk for pre-eclampsia in populations of low nutritional status from developing countries.

@article{Villar2009WorldHO,
  title={World Health Organisation multicentre randomised trial of supplementation with vitamins C and E among pregnant women at high risk for pre-eclampsia in populations of low nutritional status from developing countries.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Villar and Manorama Purwar and Mario Merialdi and Nelly Zavaleta and Nguyen Thi Nhu Ngoc and Jeremy Anthony and Annemarie de Greeff and Lucilla Poston and Andrew H Shennan},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={780-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if vitamin C and E supplementation in high-risk pregnant women with low nutritional status reduces pre-eclampsia. DESIGN Multicentred, randomised, controlled, double-blinded trial. SETTING Antenatal care clinics and Hospitals in four countries. POPULATION Pregnant women between 14 and 22 weeks' gestation. METHOD Randomised women received 1000 mg vitamin C and 400 iu of vitamin E or placebo daily until delivery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Pre-eclampsia, low… CONTINUE READING

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