ALTERATIONS IN PLASMA FIBRINOGEN DURING LIFE EVENTS IN WOMEN

Mir Hassan Khan, Jahangir A Khan, Nazakat Begum, S Fali Maqbool, Nighat Rana

Abstract


Changes in plasma fibrinogen levels were observed in women during pregnancy, labour, postmenopause and after taking oral contraceptives. Mean fibrinogen level was highest at delivery, higher during pregnancy and high in postmenopausal women. Women who ceased menstruation with contraceptive drugs had lower values of plasma fibrinogen than control group.

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