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Table 4 Fetal lipid profile in normal pregnancy and pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia, intrauterine fetal growth restriction and a combination of PE and FGR

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

Fetal DataGroup
NormalPE onlyFGR onlyPE + FGR
Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)Median (Quartiles 25, 75)
Number of samples75810
TC mmol/L1.5 (1.3, 2.0)1.8 (1.5, 2.0)1.8 (1.5, 2.2)1.8 (1.5, 2.2)
HDL mmol/L0.6 (0.4, 0.7)0.7 (0.7, 0.8)0.7 (0.5, 1.1)0.7 (0.4, 0.7)
LDL mmol/L0.8 (0.6, 1.0)0.8 (0.7, 1.1)1.0 (0.8, 1.0)1.0 (0.9, 1.1)
TC/HDL ratio2.5 (2.2, 3.2)2.3 (2.2, 2.9)2.55 (2.0, 3.4)3.1 (2.6, 3.5)
TG mmol/L0.16 (0.14, 0.21)0.35 (0.23, 0.37)0.26 (0.12, 0.54)0.36* (0.32, 0.43)
Apo A1 g/L0.70 (0.66, 0.81)0.78 (0.77, 0.81)0.84 (0.70, 0.94)0.70 (0.60, 0.82)
Apo B g/L0.20 (0.20, 0.22)0.29* (0.22, 0.33)0.33* (0.32, 0.36)0.33* (0.29, 0.33)
Apo B: Apo A10.29
(0.25, 0.30)
0.35
(0.27, 0.42)
0.37*
(0.30, 0.47)
0.42*
(0.35, 0.53)
  1. Results are presented as median ± interquartile range for each continuous variable. *Statistically significant difference from normal pregnancy p < 0.05