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Table 2 Key ante- and postpartum parameters

From: Impact of parturition on maternal cardiovascular and neuronal integrity in a high risk cohort – a prospective cohort study

  Antepartum Postpartum p-value
SBP, mmHg 145 (127–158) 142 (131–153) 0.9777
DBP, mmHg 80 (74–89) 80 (69–85) 0.4839
Hemoglobin, g/l 128 (122–132) 115 (106–125) < 0.0001
Progesterone, pg/ml 254 (207.9–318) 59.6 (35.5–83.1) < 0.0001
Copeptin, pmol/L 6.2 (3.4–8.3) 7.2 (5.3–15.6) 0.0003
MR-proANP, pmol/L 85.5 (58.4–141) 101.5 (65.6–154) 0.0059
NfL, pg/ml 27.7 (16.7–31.4) 49.4 (34.7–77.8) < 0.0001
PlGF, pg/ml 113 (68.5–184) 53 (35.5–102.5) < 0.0001
sFlt-1, pg/ml 7803 (4817–11,985) 4083 (2433–5822) < 0.0001
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range). Statistical significance was assessed by Wilcoxon’s matched-pairs signed rank test
  2. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, MR-proANP by-product of atrial natriuretic peptide, NfL neurofilament light chain, PlGF placental growth factor, sFlt-1 soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1