TITLE

Comparison of maternal and neonatal serum leptin levels in preeclampsia and normal pregnancy

AUTHOR(S)
Asnafi, Nesa; Sharbatdaran, Majid; Hajian, Karimollah
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Spring2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: Leptin is a protein product of obesity gene and is synthesized mainly by adipose tissue. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine maternal and neonatal serum leptin levels in term preeclamptic and normal pregnancies. Materials and Methods: This cross sectional study was performed on 37 preeclamptic and 40 normotensive term pregnant women without other disease. Serum level of leptin was measured in all of pregnant mothers and after delivery, their neonates. This study was performed in Babol Yahyanejad Hospital from March 2006 to December 2006. Results: Infants with preeclamptic mothers had significantly lower leptin level than control group (p=0.02). There was no significant difference in serum leptin levels between normal and preeclamptic women (p=0.749). Conclusion: According to the results, it would be concluded that leptin level in infants of preeclamptic mothers is lower than infants of normal mothers. This can only confirm the diagnosis of disease after birth but it cannot predict the preeclampsia.
ACCESSION #
64445399

 

Related Articles

  • Correlation of leptin and soluble leptin receptor levels with anthropometric parameters in mother-newborn pairs. Marino-Ortega, Linda A.; Molina-Bello, Adiel; Polanco-García, Julio C.; Muñoz-Valle, José F.; Salgado-Bernabé, Aralia B.; Guzmán-Guzmán, Iris P.; Parra-Rojas, Isela // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p11260 

    The aim of this study was to investigate if anthropometric parameters are associated with both leptin and soluble leptin receptor (sLEPR) levels in newborns and their mothers. This cross-sectional study was performed in 118 mother-newborn pairs. The venous blood sample of mothers was taken...

  • Perinatal Changes of Cardiac Troponin-I in Normal and Intrauterine Growth-Restricted Pregnancies. Iacovidou, Nicoletta; Boutsikou, Maria; Gourgiotis, Demetrios; Briana, Daspina D.; Baka, Stavroula; Vraila, Venetia-Maria; Kontara, Louiza; Hassiakos, Demetrios; Malamitsi-Puchner, Ariadne // Mediators of Inflammation;2007, Vol. 2007 Issue 1, Special section p1 

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) implies fetal hypoxia, resulting in blood flow redistribution and sparing of vital organs (brain, heart). Serum cardiac Troponin-I (cTnI), a well-established marker of myocardial ischaemia, was measured in 40 mothers prior to delivery, the doubly clamped...

  • Ultrasound in Diagnostics of Strangulation with Umbilical Cord. Dizdarevic-Stojkanovic, Jadranka; Begic, Kerim; Stojkanovic, Goran // Acta Informatica Medica;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p114 

    Introduction: Having in mind the significance of its function, umbilical cord represents one of the predictors of pregnancy outcome, delivery and vitality of the newborn. Umbilical cord is the only connection between fetus and source of oxygen and nutritional components, and ultrasound...

  • Delayed cord clamping in preterm infants delivered at 34-36 weeks' gestation: a randomised controlled trial.  // Current Medical Literature: Gynecology & Obstetrics;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p99 

    The article discusses research being done on delayed and immediate cord clumping in premature infants. It references a study by C. A. Ultee and colleagues, published in the 2008 issue of "Archives of Disease in Childhood, Fetal and Neonatal." The study compared the effects of delayed and...

  • The effectiveness of single and multiple applications of triple dye on umbilical cord separation time. Hsu, C.-F.; Wang, C.-C.; Yuh, Y.-S.; Chen, Y.-H.; Chu, M.-L. // European Journal of Pediatrics;1999, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p144 

    Unlabelled: The effectiveness of single and multiple applications of triple dye for umbilical cord care in the umbilical cord separation time (UCST) was evaluated in 180 neonates. Seven neonates were excluded, three where the cord stump separation time was uncertain and four to whom...

  • Comparison of two types of intervention to enhance placental redistribution in term infants: randomized control trial. Jaiswal, Prateek; Upadhyay, Amit; Gothwal, Sunil; Singh, Dharamveer; Dubey, Kirti; Garg, Amit; Vishnubhatala, Sreeniwas // European Journal of Pediatrics;Sep2015, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p1159 

    The objective of the study was to compare the effect of umbilical cord milking (UCM) and delayed cord clamping (DCC) on hematological parameters (serum ferritin and hemoglobin) at 6 weeks of life in term neonates. It was a randomized controlled trail conducted at a teaching hospital in North...

  • The occasional umbilical vein catheterization. Wootton, John; Croteau, Pascal; Poirier, Suzanne // Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine (Joule Inc.);Fall2002, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p275 

    Discusses the procedure for catheterization of the umbilical vein for stabilization of a neonate. Anatomy of the umbilicus; Possible complications associated with the procedure; Equipment used; Procedural steps involved.

  • Radiology Casebook: Patent Omphalomesenteric Duct. Ankola, Pratibha A; Pradhan, Gunjan // Journal of Perinatology;Apr2000, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p196 

    Presents a case study of an infant boy, who was suspected to suffer from omphalitis. Clinical manifestations; Diagnosis of patent omphalomesenteric duct; Treatment of the disease.

  • Caring for your newborn's cord. Haaf, Wendy // Parenting;Aug97, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p38 

    Provides information on the use of rubbing alcohol to heal and prevent infection in a newborn infant umbilical cord. What researchers discovered about using this method; What were the results of a study conducted on alcohol treated umbilical cords Comments from Donna Buchan, a clinical...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics