THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODY MASS INDEX AND PREECLAMPSIA & GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION
Dr. Leela, *Dr. Mohan Lal Meena, Dr. Varsha Sankhala, Dr. Mona Rani and Dr. Priyanka Meena
Background-To compare the BMI in preeclampsia and normotensive women. Methods- The present study was a hospital based prospective observational study conducted on 500 pregnant women in early second trimester, attending the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Results- Mean BMI of GTN group was 22.43±0.34 kg/m2 and mean BMI of normotensive group was 21.33±1.76 kg/m2, which was significantly higher than normotensive group. Conclusion- BMI was significantly higher in preeclampsia as compare to normotensive women.
Keywords: BMI, Preclampsia, Normotensive.
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