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Table 3 Maternal lipid profile in normal pregnancy and pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia, intrauterine fetal growth restriction and a combination of PE and FGR. Results are presented as median ± interquartile range for each continuous variable

From: Lipid profiling in maternal and fetal circulations in preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction-a prospective case control observational study

Maternal DataGroup
NormalPE onlyFGR onlyPE + FGR
Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)
Number of samples20101210
TC mmol/L6.6 (6.1, 7.5)7.2 (5.9, 8.0)6.9 (6.0, 7.5)6.2 (5.5, 6.7)
HDL mmol/L1.8 (1.6, 1.9)1.8 (1.5, 2.1)1.6 (1.3, 1.9)1.5 (1.3, 2.1)
LDL mmol/L3.6 (2.4, 4.6)3.7 (2.2, 4.3)3.6 (3.0, 4.1)2.9 (2.6, 3.0)
TC/HDL ratio3.8 (3.4, 4.7)3.8 (3.3, 4.9)4.0 (3.0, 4.7)3.7 (2.9, 4.9)
TG mmol/L2.99 (2.23, 4.11)4.21*† (3.39, 4.93)2.62 (1.85, 3.19)2.99 (2.19, 5.31)
Apo A1 g/L1.91 (1.65, 2.19)2.06 (1.87, 2.39)1.87 (1.71, 2.02)1.91 (1.78, 2.22)
Apo B g/L1.44 (1.12, 1.82)1.38 (1.19, 1.63)1.44 (1.26, 1.53)1.24 (1.08, 1.53)
Apo B: Apo A10.69
(0.60, 0.98)
0.63
(0.59, 0.81)
0.75
(0.59, 0.87)
0.67
(0.47, 0.72)
  1. *Statistically significant difference from normal pregnancy p < 0.05. † Statistically significant difference from FGR p < 0.05