TO STUDY THE ASSOCIATION OF SERUM CALCIUM LEVEL IN EARLY PREGNANCY LOSS IN PATIENTS ATTENDING OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT SMS MEDICAL COLLEGE, JAIPUR
Dr. Varsha Sankhala, *Dr. Mohan Lal Meena, Dr. Leela, Dr. Pawan Kumar and Dr. Priyanka Meena
Background-The present study was planned to find out the association of serum calcium levels in normal pregnancy and early pregnancy loss in the first trimester. Methods-The present study was a hospital based comparative study conducted in 40 pregnant (7-9 weeks) women having pregnancy loss (Group I) and 40 pregnant (7-9 weeks) women having normal pregnancy coming to department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, SMS medical college and associated hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Results-The meanserum Calcium level in pregnancy loss cases was 9.19±0.45 mg/dl and in normal pregnancy group was 9.48±0.29 mg/dl. So the results showed that the mean serum Calcium was significantly higher in normal pregnancy group compare to early pregnancy loss cases.The mean PTH level in pregnancy loss cases was 25.35±7.42 pg/dl and in normal pregnancy group was 29.53±5.59 pg/dl. So mean PTH was also significantly higher in normal pregnancy group compare to early pregnancy loss cases. Conclusion-We concluded that serum calcium level was significantly lower in early pregnancy loss.
Keywords: Calcium, Early pregnancy loss, Fetus.
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