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INTRODUCTION Hypertension affects 10% of all pregnancies and accounts for approximately a quarter of all antenatal admissions. Hypertension in pregnancy includes a wide spectrum of conditions, including pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, pre-eclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension, chronic hypertension, and gestational hypertension. Pregnancies complicated by(More)
INTRODUCTION Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a hypertensive disorder responsible for major morbidity and mortality in both mother and fetus. There are some risk factors associated with this entity, but it remains very difficult to predict. OBJECTIVES Study the incidence of PE and the related risk factors, as well as the maternal and fetal outcome. METHODS We(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic Hypertension (CH) is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world. Because women are getting pregnant in late ages, the incidence of Chronic Hypertension in pregnancy is raising (2-3%). As a long term disease in its essential form, with low repercussion in target-organs at reproductive age, the medical complications related to CH are(More)
INTRODUCTION The hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a leading cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. According to the group studies of NHPBEB 2000 four entities are defined: Chronic Hypertension (CH) previous to pregnancy, Gestational Hypertension (GH), Preeclampsia/Eclampsia (PE/E) and superimposed Preeclampisa/Eclampsia in Chronic Hypertension(More)
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