Introduction: One of the most common and potential life threatening complications of pregnancy is pregnancy induced hypertension. This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the relationship between platelet count and pregnancy induced hypertension. Material and methods: Twenty (20) patients (subjects) and twenty (20) healthy pregnant women (control) visiting the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital University of “Koco Gliozheni” Tirana Albania were registered in the study and followed during their pregnancy. Both, subjects and control participants were subject to platelet count manually performed using standard methods on. Results: The mean platelet count of the control group (38448±235500) was significantly higher than that of the subject group (217050±50780.7) (p [Mater Sociomed 2016; 28(4.000): 268-270]

Platelet count, Pregnancy, Hypertension, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital University of “Koco Gliozheni” Tirana, Albania

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