International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 9, Part O (2015)
To study the correlation between blood pressure, BMI, gestational age, serum calcium level in normal and pre eclamptic women
Aim and Objective: This is a case controlled study to see the relation of serum calcium (Sr Ca2+) level, blood pressure, BMI, gestational age in preeclamptics (PIH, n-50) and normal pregnant women(controlled group, n-50). Material and method: A total of 100 pregnant women aged between 20-35 years from OPD & IPD of OBGY dept. who have satisfied inclusion and exclusion criteria and who have consented to participate in study were enrolled. Each enrolled subjects blood pressure (BP) was recorded and Sr Ca2+ was estimated from venous blood by Autoanalyzer. Result: PIH group exhibited significant positive correlation between serum Ca2+ level with blood pressure and positive correlation between BMI and gestational age of PIH subjects. Conclusion: In this study it has shown that decline serum Ca2+ level may have a role development of PIH and women at risk of developing PIH may be benefited by consuming additional dietary calcium.
How to cite this article:
Mulkhed SV, Irani FB, Shinde PU. To study the correlation between blood pressure, BMI, gestational age, serum calcium level in normal and pre eclamptic women. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(9):983-985.