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IJCRR. 2015; 7(11): 53-57


TO DETERMINE ASSOCIATION OF LIPID PROFILE, SERUM URIC ACID AND BODY MASS INDEX AS A MARKER FOR PREECLAMPSIA

Shashikant G. Somani, Sonali Rathi Somani, Vrunda Choudhary, P. Sudhir Babu, A. Vijayalaxmi.

Abstract
Objective: To detect association of serum lipid profile, uric acid and body mass index in preeclampsia and to measure their
clinical significance.
Methods: A prospective case-control study was conducted at Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally. One hundered
patients with pre-eclampsia were compared with age matched 100 normotensive pregnant woman. Body mass index was
calculated. Blood pressure was measured. Their serum levels of triglycerides (TG), Cholesterol, low density lipoprotein (LDL),
very low density lipoprotein (VLDL), high density lipoprotein (HDL) & serum uric acid were measured. Data was analysed by
students t-test and Chi‑square test.
Results: Blood pressure, body mass index ,TG, VLDL, LDL, cholesterol and serum uric acid level were significantly higher in
preeclamptic women (p

Key words: Body mass index, High blood pressure, Lipid profile, Pre-eclampsia, Uric acid



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