Volume : VII, Issue : V, May - 2017

Association of Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Nita Garg, Ishita Gupta

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 Aim:– The aim of our study was to find an association of liver function tests and pregnancy induced hypertension. Study Design:– A hospital based cross sectional study was conducted on patients attending the Outpatient department of Obstetrics & Gynecology of SGRR Medical College, Dehradun (U.K.), during a period of four months for October 2016 to January 2017. A total number of 165 cases of reproductive age group (21–35 yrs) and having hypertension were selected randomly for this study. Exclusion criteria was age less than 21 yrs and more than 35 yrs. Women having multiple pregnancy and past history of diabetes, hypertension, renal disease, liver disease etc were excluded from the study. Methodology:– Blood samples were collected and Serum Bilirubin, ALT, AST and Alkaline phosphatase were estimated by enzymatic methods on a fully automated machine 5600 of Orthodiagnostics. Results:– A slight rise in transaminases and a significant rise in the levels of Serum Alkaline phosphatase  was observed  Results were analyzed using SPASS software & tabulated as Mean ± SD ± SE.  

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Nita Garg, Ishita Gupta, Association of Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume‾7 | Issue‾5 | May‾2017

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