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Relation between Serum Ferritin and Iron Parameters with Preeclampsia

Author(s): Robabeh Taheripanah | Parya Bustani Farkush

Journal: Journal of Family and Reproductive Health
ISSN 1735-8949

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 84;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: HELLP syndrome

Objective: Preeclampsia is one of the most important complications of pregnancy that is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between serum iron status and ferritin with pre-eclampsia. Materials and Methods: This case control study evaluated 33 preeclamptic patients and 33 normal pregnant women before parturition in Imam Hossein hospital, from March 2003 till March 2004. Anemia, diabetes and multiple pregnancies were excluded from the study. Blood samples were taken before delivery and patients with HELLP syndrome were considered separately.  Data were analyzed using the SPSS software and P value

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