A review of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

  title={A review of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.},
  author={B L Salako and C O Aimakhu and Akin-tunde A. Odukogbe and Oladapo Olayemi and Kayode Solomon Adedapo},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={33 2},
The detection and clinical management of hypertension in pregnant women are complicated by the concern for fetal development and survival as well as for the health of the mother. Preeclampsia describes a common syndrome that occurs in the second half of pregnancy and often manifesting with hypertension and proteinuria. It occurs in up to 10% of all pregnancies. The factors that initiate preeclampsia are unknown and still a subject of intense clinical research by both Obstetricians and… CONTINUE READING

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