Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
The role of serotonin in the pathogenesis of hypertension which is one of the main symptoms of preeclampsia is of growing importance. The levels of serotonin (5-Hydroxytryptamin or 5-HT) and its metabolite, 5-Hydroxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA) in twenty-four hour urine samples taken from severe preeclamptic and normotensive pregnant women were determined by colon chromotography and spectrophotometry. In preeclamptic pregnant women there was a significant increase in 5-HT levels (P
Preeclampsia, Serotonin (5-HT), 5-Hydoxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA).
VURAL, PERVİN; AKGÜL, CEMİL; CANBAZ, MUKADDES; and YILDIRIM, ALKAN (1999) "Urinary Serotonin and 5-Hydroxyindolacetic Acid Levels in Preeclampsia," Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 29: No. 2, Article 12. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol29/iss2/12