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Comparison of Maternal Serum Magnesium Level in Pre-eclampsia and Normal Pregnant Women

Zohreh Tavana 1 , * and Sara Hosseinmirzaei 1
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: December 5, 2013, 15 (12); e10394
  • Published Online: December 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 21, 2013
  • Revised: April 27, 2013
  • Accepted: May 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.10394

To Cite: Tavana Z, Hosseinmirzaei S. Comparison of Maternal Serum Magnesium Level in Pre-eclampsia and Normal Pregnant Women, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(12):e10394. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.10394.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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