Factors That Predict the Development of Hypertension in Women With Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension.

@article{Shopen2016FactorsTP,
  title={Factors That Predict the Development of Hypertension in Women With Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension.},
  author={Noa Shopen and Eyal Schiff and Nira Koren-Morag and Ehud Grossman},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={141-6}
}
BACKGROUND Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is associated with chronic hypertension (HTN) and cardiovascular complications. We investigated the factors that predict the development of chronic HTN in women with PIH. METHODS The study population comprised 108 women with PIH and 87 healthy age-matched women control subjects who gave birth during the years 1990-1994 at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel, and were followed for up to 23 years (average 20.8 ± 1.4). We analyzed the… CONTINUE READING
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