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Catestatin is a kind of protein involved with cardiovascular disease. Accumulated evidence shows that Catestatin may be a predictor of primary hypertension, but whether it plays the same role in pregnant hypertensive disorders needs to be determined. By measuring the plasma level of Catestatin, main biochemical marks and UCG in healthy pregnancy and pregnancy with hypertension, the research may contribute to this problem.
Condition or disease
Pre-EclampsiaEclampsiaHypertension, Pregnancy-InducedHypertension in Pregnancy
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients hospitalized in Peking University Third Hospital maternity ward after May, 2017
Healthy pregnancy women
Pregnancy women with hypertension
Despite the pregnant gestational age , systolic blood pressure ≥140 mm Hg OR a diastolic blood pressure of ≥90 mm Hg measured three times more than 24 hours apart
Pregnant gestational age > 20 weeks, systolic blood pressure ≥140 mm Hg OR a diastolic blood pressure of ≥90 mm Hg measured twice more than 4 hours apart
Lack of blood sample at the specified enrollment period
Women who refuse the study
Other illness which needs medications interfering with blood pressure (eg: Asthma requiring systemic steroids)