Hemodynamic studies in preeclampsia: implications for management
Preeclampsia is a condition unique to pregnancy, characterized by hypertension and proteinuria. Nulliparous pregnancies and those affected by preexisting hypertension, diabetes and renal disease are at increased risk. Preeclampsia may develop during pregnancy, labor or in the early puerperium, and it occurs in about 5 percent of all pregnancies. It is a complex clinical syndrome potentially involving all maternal organ systems, with hypertension representing but one manifestation. When generalized convulsions are present, the condition is referred to as eclampsia.
|Publisher||Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam|
|Promotor||Wallenburg, H.C.S. (Henk)|
|Sponsor||Dutch Praeventiefonds, Stichting "De Drie Lichten"|
|Keywords||hemodynamics, preeclampsia, vasodilatation|
Visser, W.. (1995, November 15). Hemodynamic studies in preeclampsia: implications for management. Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/22043