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Background: Abnormalities of cytokine IL6,CRP and other parameters in women with pregnancy induce hypertension (PIH) have been conformed in several studies. Although their cause-effect relationships to PIH are not yet clear.Aim: To study the relationship of serum IL6,CRP and other parameters with pregnancy-induced hypertension. Patients andMethods: Fifty patients with gestational hypertension, 50 pregnant women as control, serum was collected to determine serum IL6,CRP, AST and ALT.
Results: Statistically significant differences were found in IL-6 level and CRP whereas a difference wasnot present in uric acid levels between PIH and control.In regard to liver function test,there is no significant differences of serum albumin were observed between PIH patients and controls,while there are significant differences regarding serum GGT,ALTandAST.