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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

Significance of Protein: Creatinine value in PIH

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Hanumant V Nipanal*,S Sushmitha

Volume : 6

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-2754

Print ISSN : 2394-2746

Article First Page : 141

Article End Page : 143


Objectives: To evaluate the significance of the urine protein to creatinine value in hypertensive pregnant patients.
Design: This is a single group comparison study of a single group of 240 subjects.
Setting: This study was conducted in the Department of OBG, JIPMER, Pondicherry, a tertiary care hospital south India, from April 2010 to march 2013.
Materials and Methods: Morning urine sample was sent for urine protein and creatinine value. Rest of the 24 hour urine collected and tested for 24-hour urine protein value.
Main Outcome Measures: The spot urine protein to creatinine value significantly correlates with 24-hour urine protein value. (r=0.98; P<0>
Results: The urine protein to creatinine value for significant proteinuria was 0.285.
Conclusion: The urine protein to creatinine value can be used as an alternative to 24 hour urine protein for clinical purposes.

Keywords: Protein to creatinine value, Hypertension in pregnancy.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijogr.2019.033