Kristin H Coppage

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine recurrence risk and pregnancy outcome in 23 women with a history of stroke. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a descriptive study of 23 women (35 pregnancies) with a history of stroke. Charts were reviewed from 1990 through 2002. The data were analyzed for the antenatal treatment strategies, recurrence risk for(More)
OBJECTIVE Preeclampsia affects 6% to 8% of pregnancies. There are few data regarding hypertensive disorders that are diagnosed in the postpartum period. Our purpose was to determine the demographics, outcomes, and treatment of this complication. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter retrospective study of women who had received a diagnosis of(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the demographics, clinical presentation, and maternal and neonatal outcomes in patients who were diagnosed with acute fatty liver of pregnancy over a 10-year period. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter retrospective study of women with the diagnosis of acute fatty liver of pregnancy. Records were(More)
Hypertension is the most common medical disorder during pregnancy. Approximately 70 percent of women diagnosed with hypertension during pregnancy will have gestational hypertension-preeclampsia. The term gestational hypertension-preeclampsia is used to describe a wide spectrum of patients who may have only mild elevation in blood pressure to those with(More)
OBJECTIVE Ovine pregnancy is associated with elevated levels of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide stimulates cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), which results in vascular smooth muscle relaxation/vasodilation. Phosphodiesterase type 5 regulates cGMP in the urogenital track. The present study was designed to determine message expression of phosphodiesterase type(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine the perinatal predictors of cerebral palsy in extremely low birthweight infants (<1000 g). STUDY DESIGN A case control study of infants with birthweight of less than 1000 g (19 with cerebral palsy and 38 controls) who survived beyond 18-22 months of corrected age was performed. Outcome variables included(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine whether immediate cesarean delivery for patients with severe preeclampsia confers any benefit to the mother or neonate. STUDY DESIGN This retrospective chart review included all deliveries complicated by severe preeclampsia between July 1, 1999, and June 30, 2000. Cesarean deliveries performed for(More)
Although the incidence of stroke is extremely low, the complications are serious. Maternal mortality has been reported to be as high as 26%. It is important for doctors to be aware of the causes, diagnostic techniques, and management strategies for stroke in order to achieve the best outcome for the mother and fetus. Recurrence risk appears extremely low,(More)
OBJECTIVE We report a series of occurrences of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)/hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) in pregnancy that emphasizes early diagnosis. STUDY DESIGN Fourteen pregnancies with TTP (n = 12) or HUS (n = 2) were studied. Analysis focused on clinical and laboratory findings on examination, initial diagnosis, and treatment. (More)
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