Maternal serum homocysteine and uterine artery Doppler as predictors of preeclampsia and poor placentation

Maternal serum homocysteine and uterine artery Doppler as predictors of preeclampsia and poor... Arch Gynecol Obstet (2017) 296:475–482 DOI 10.1007/s00404-017-4457-y MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE Maternal serum homocysteine and uterine artery Doppler as predictors of preeclampsia and poor placentation 1 1 1 1 1 Ahmed M. Maged  · Hany Saad  · Hadeer Meshaal  · Emad Salah  · Suzy Abdelaziz  · 1 2 3 Eman Omran  · Wesam S. Deeb  · Maha Katta   Received: 27 February 2017 / Accepted: 5 July 2017 / Published online: 8 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract Results 453 pregnant women completed the follow-up Purpose The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of the study. The tHcy and Ut-A resistance index were of maternal serum total Homocysteine (tHcy) and uterine significantly higher in women who developed PE, IUGR, artery (Ut-A) Doppler as predictors of preeclampsia and other complications when compared to controls (PE), intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and other (tHcy: 7.033  ±  2.744, 6.321  ±  3.645, and 6.602  ±  2.469 complications related to poor placentation. vs 4.701  ±  2.082  μmol/L, respectively, p value <0.001 Patients and methods A prospective cohort study was and Ut-A resistance index: 0.587  ±  0.072, 0.587  ±  0.053, conducted on 500 women with spontaneous pregnancies. and 0.597 ± 0.069 vs 0.524 ± 0.025, respectively, p value tHcy was measured at 15–19  weeks, and then, Ut-A <0.001). The use of Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics Springer Journals

Maternal serum homocysteine and uterine artery Doppler as predictors of preeclampsia and poor placentation

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Medicine & Public Health; Gynecology; Obstetrics/Perinatology/Midwifery; Endocrinology; Human Genetics
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