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IMJ. 2017; 9(1): 20-23


STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THYROID HORMONE LEVELS AND PREECLAMPTIC PREGNANCIES A CASE CONTROL STUDY

Muhammad Alam Mengal, Abdul Shakoor Memon, Mahwash Mengal, Syed Azhar Hussain Zaidi.

Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between thyroid hormone levels and preeclamptic pregnancies.
STUDY DESIGN: A Case Control study.
PLACE AND DURATION: Department of Physiology, Basic Medical Sciences Institute, Karachi in collaboration with the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Bolan Medical Complex Hospital, Quetta from 1st February, 2015 to 31st January, 2016.
METHODOLOGY: Eighty (80) pregnant subjects (controls and cases) after twenty weeks of conception were included in the study. They were sub-divided into two equal groups. Each group comprised of forty (40) subjects. After detailed history and general physical examination, samples of blood were drawn for the assay of serum thyroid hormone levels.
RESULTS: A highly statistically significant association was found in free thyroxine FT4 (p=0.009). Moreover, no statistically significant association was found in free triiodothyronine (FT3) (p=0.495) and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) (p=0.187) between controls and cases. A highly statistically significant association was found in systolic blood pressure (p

Key words: Thyroid Hormones, Preeclampsia, Pregnancy, Proteinuria, Hypertension


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