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Prediction of Pre-Eclampsia by Measurement of Urinary Kallikrein and Creatinine

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition both for the mother and the fetus. It is associated with inadequate placentation and reduced blood supply to the intravillous space of the developing placenta. Women who develop pre-eclampsia show impaired resistance to the pressor effect of angiotensin II, which can be demonstrated before the development of hypertension. Early detection of patients at risk allows for early intervention.

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