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Ceska Gynekol. 2013 Apr;78(2):181-6.

[L-arginin in prevention and treatment of pre-eclampsia].

[Article in Czech]

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Gynekologicko-Porodnické Oddĕrízská Nemocnice, a.s, Kromĕríz, Primár MUDr. J. Pribik. lukasvacula@email.cz

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

It is to show the possible relationship between the patofysiology of pre-eclampsia in the body of a human with a relative lack of L-arginine and its potential connection with a nitrogen metabolism. This study also suggests the further utilization of above mentioned knowledges in a prevention and a treatment of pre-eclampsia.

DESIGN:

Literary overview.

SETTING:

Gynaecology and Obstetric Department of the Hospital Kromeriz, Inc., Kromeriz.

METHODS:

The background research of studies and issues published already in medical professional journals, bulletins and medical web databases.

CONCLUSION:

To provide L-arginine to pregnant women as a dietary supplement concerns no risk and is an easy precaution. L-arginine can reduce the occurrance of pre-eclampsia in women with a potential high risk of its development. The most important transmitter substance that makes L-arginine work is the dioxide nitrogen. So far, it has been the outmost possibility how to influence the patofysiology of Pre-eclampsia The lack of L-arginine and its influence on the nitrogen metabolism is likely, but there is also a great need for further research.

PMID:
23710983
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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