Association between urinary angiotensinogen, hypertension and proteinuria in pregnant women with preeclampsia

Yilmaz Z., Yildirim T., Yilmaz R., Aybal-Kutlugun A., Altun B., Kucukozkan T., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-ALDOSTERONE SYSTEM, vol.16, no.3, pp.514-520, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: Preeclampsia is a life-threatening disorder of pregnancy. The pathogenic mechanisms of preeclampsia remain uncertain. The aim of this study is to investigate the relation between urinary angiotensinogen (UAGT) levels, an indicator of local renin-angiotensin system (RAS) activity in the kidney, and blood pressure and urinary protein excretion in preeclampsia.