by caryn (10178 Posts), Wed Jan 21, 2009 03:01 pm
...Early-onset preeclampsia and/or HELLP recurred in 16 (9%) of 186 next pregnancies. The prediction model included high-density lipoprotein (mmol/L) and 24-hour urinary total protein excretion (mg/mmol creatinine). The receiver operating characteristic area was 0.77 (95% confidence interval: 0.68-0.87). Predictive sensitivity and specificity were 94% (69%-99%) and 53% (45%-60%), respectively. Nearly 50% of the women could be classified as having <1% risk of recurrent early-onset disease...
Great. My HDL is low.
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