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Is there any relationship between ABO/Rh blood group and patients with pre-eclampsia?

Hentchke, Marta; Caruso, Fernanda B.; Paula, Letícia G.; Medeiro, Augusto K.; Gadonski, Giovani; Antonello, Ivan C.; Mistry, Hiten D.; Poli-de-Figueiredo, Carlos; Pinheiro da Costa, Bartira

Authors

Marta Hentchke

Fernanda B. Caruso

Letícia G. Paula

Augusto K. Medeiro

Giovani Gadonski

Ivan C. Antonello

Hiten D. Mistry hiten.mistry@nottingham.ac.uk

Carlos Poli-de-Figueiredo

Bartira Pinheiro da Costa



Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the association between pre-eclampsia and blood groups in a group of pregnant women hospitalized in a University Hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil -Hospital São Lucas (HSL)/PUCRS.
Study design: Our sample consisted of 10.040 pregnant women admitted to the maternity department of HSL between 2005 and 2010. The patients were reviewed retrospectively for inclusion. Medical records of 414 women were diagnosed as preeclampsia/eclampsia and were identified 9611 women to the control group. The patients were divided into two groups: the group with preeclampsia/eclampsia and the control group, and their blood groups were considered. Data were analyzed using SPSS for Windows version 17.0. Categorical data were summarized by counts and percentages, with the statistical significance evaluated by the Chi-square test. The null hypothesis was rejected when p

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Apr 1, 2014
Journal Pregnancy Hypertension
Print ISSN 2210-7789
Electronic ISSN 2210-7789
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 4
Issue 2
APA6 Citation Hentchke, M., Caruso, F. B., Paula, L. G., Medeiro, A. K., Gadonski, G., Antonello, I. C., …Pinheiro da Costa, B. (2014). Is there any relationship between ABO/Rh blood group and patients with pre-eclampsia?. Pregnancy Hypertension, 4(2), doi:10.1016/j.preghy.2014.03.003
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2014.03.003
Keywords Hypertension; Pregnancy-induced; ABO blood-group system; Rh blood-group system; Immunological; Prenatal care
Publisher URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2210778914000221
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0

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