Elevated serum iron in toxemia of pregnancy

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
S S EntmanA P Killam

Abstract

The records of 144 women with toxemia of pregnancy were evaluated retrospectively for clinical course and clinical laboratory parameters. A striking elevation of serum iron was noted when patients were most seriously ill. There was a prompt return to normal iron values with improved clinical status. The toxemia-associated rise in iron is out of proportion to the increase in other parameters, such as uric acid, blood urea nitrogen, and hematocrit. Possible explanations for this phenomenon are offered.

Citations

Feb 1, 1995·Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey·E F Magann, J N Martin
Dec 1, 1997·Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry : IJCB·S GuptaH Lal
Jan 1, 1983·Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. Part B, Hypertension in Pregnancy·S S EntmanA P Killam
Jul 1, 1997·Biological Trace Element Research·H F Loyke
Jun 26, 2009·Biomarkers : Biochemical Indicators of Exposure, Response, and Susceptibility to Chemicals·Simmi Kharb
Apr 1, 1994·International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics·S S DasS Dash

Related Concepts

Teens
Complete Blood Count
Blood Coagulation
Hematocrit Procedure
Iron
Kidney Function Tests
Pre-Eclampsia
Retrospective Studies

Related Feeds

Blood Clotting Disorders

Thrombophilia includes conditions with increased tendency for excessive blood clotting. Blood clotting occurs when the body has insufficient amounts of specialized proteins that make blood clot and stop bleeding. Here is the latest research on blood clotting disorders.

Related Papers

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
S S Entman, L D Richardson
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
S S EntmanA P Killam
European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
I MiyakawaN Mori
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
D S McLarenW W Read
Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Romergryko G GeocadinJohn A Ulatowski
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved