Last updated on February 2018

Prevalence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies Among Women With Preeclampsia

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of positive antiphospholipid antibodies among women with preeclampsia and to determine the effect of antiphospholipid antibodies on the severity of preeclampsia and the obstetric outcomes

Detailed Study Description

For all women included in the study, blood samples will be tested for anticardiolipin antibodies and lupus anticoagulant. The clinical details of all women will be collected by reviewing their hospital and prenatal records. The following clinical characteristics will be evaluated: maternal age, previous gestations, parity, past or family history of preeclampsia, gestational age at the onset of preeclampsia, gestational age at delivery and birth weight. The following pregnancy and delivery complications will be assessed: placental insufficiency, intrauterine growth restriction, fetal loss (stillbirth) and early neonatal death.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02699437

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Hanaa M El-Shafiey

Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in Mansoura University Hospital
Mansoura, Egypt
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