Fetal Outcome in Women of Pre-Eclampsia with High Serum Uric Acid Levels

  • Hazooran Lakahn Assistant Professor, Department of Obs & Gynae, Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College Sukkhar
  • Fouzia Raheem Assistant Professor, Department of Obs & Gynae Isra University Hospital Hyderabad
  • Bushra Noor Assistant Professor, Department of Obs & Gynae, Khairpur Medical College Sukhar
Keywords: Pre eclampsia, Serum Uric Acid, Fetal outcome


Objectives: To determine the fetal out come in pre-eclamptic women with high serum uric acid levels.
Methodology The descriptive, cross section study was conducted at obstetrics and gynaecology department liaquat university hospital Hyderabad from 21th march 19-20th September 2015. All the patient of age 15-45 years of pre eclampsia with serum uric acid level >6mg/dl, gestational age 32 weeks were enrolled. Information regarding fetal outcome was collected by self-made proforma. Data was analyzed by SPSS version 20.
Results: Total 130 women of pre-eclampsia were enrolled. 43(33.0%) were booked and 87 (66.9%) were un-booked. Over the half of the study participants i.e. 56.6% had 7.1-8 mg/dl and 12 (9.2%) had serum uric acid> 8 mg/dl. The mean serum uric + SD was 7.09 + 0.60 mg/dl. Intra uterine death was occurred in 19 (14.6%) neonates, low Apgar score ( >7) was in 25 (19.2%) preterm birth was 35 (26%) and intrauterine growth restriction was in 37 (28.5%).
Conclusion: Pre-eclamptic women with uric acid level >7mg/dl having more risk of adverse fetal outcome.

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