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HERDIN Record #: PCHRD08161111085251 Submitted: 16 August 2011 Modified: 16 August 2011

Prevalence of antiphospholipid antibodies in a hypertensive Filipino obstetric population delivered at the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital.

Eduardo C. Lim

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General Objectives:To determine the prevalence of APA in hypertensive patients delivered at the UP-PGH Department of Obstetrics.Specific Objectives:1. To compare the prevalence of prolonged KCT and ELISA (IgG and IgM) for ACA as measures for APA in normal hypertensive patients who deliver at the UP-PGH Department of Obstetrics;2. To cerrelate the degree of KCT prolongation and ACA antibody levels with the degree of hypertension;3. To determine outcome of pregnancy in patients with and without APA.

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