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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Significance of Protein: Creatinine value in PIH


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Author Details : Hanumant V Nipanal*, S Sushmitha

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 141-143


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Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate the significance of the urine protein to creatinine value in hypertensive pregnant patients.
Design: This is a single group comparison study of a single group of 240 subjects.
Setting: This study was conducted in the Department of OBG, JIPMER, Pondicherry, a tertiary care hospital south India, from April 2010 to march 2013.
Materials and Methods: Morning urine sample was sent for urine protein and creatinine value. Rest of the 24 hour urine collected and tested for 24-hour urine protein value.
Main Outcome Measures: The spot urine protein to creatinine value significantly correlates with 24-hour urine protein value. (r=0.98; P<0>
Results: The urine protein to creatinine value for significant proteinuria was 0.285.
Conclusion: The urine protein to creatinine value can be used as an alternative to 24 hour urine protein for clinical purposes.

Keywords: Protein to creatinine value, Hypertension in pregnancy.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijogr.2019.033

How to cite : Nipanal H V, Sushmitha S, Significance of Protein: Creatinine value in PIH. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2019;6(2):141-143

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