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Chukwuemeka I Ukaegbe

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Serum Lipid Profile in Reproductive Age Women in Abakaliki, South-East Nigeria
    Author(s): Anthony T Agbata*, Azubuike K Onyebuchi, Chukwuemeka I Ukaegbe and Chukwuemeka I Ukaegbe

    Background: Parity has been associated with changes in serum lipid concentrations. This may have implications for cardiovascular health of women. Aims: The objective of the study was to evaluate atherogenic risk in a sample of reproductive age women in Abakaliki, southeast Nigeria, using lipid ratios like the Atherogenic Index of Plasma (AIP), Castelli’s Risk Index (CRI) and Atherogenic coefficient (AC). Subjects and Methods: This questionnaire based survey was conducted in one of the federal tertiary hospital in southeast Nigeria. Sampling was by non-probability purposive sampling technique. Study participants were drawn from women who had come for gynecological consultation, between December 1st 2014 and October 31th 2015. They were arbitrary classified into four groups based on their parity. The s.. Read More»

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