Fetal outcome in trial of antihypertensive treatment in pregnancy.

@article{Redman1976FetalOI,
  title={Fetal outcome in trial of antihypertensive treatment in pregnancy.},
  author={Christopher W. G. Redman},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1976},
  volume={2 7989},
  pages={753-6}
}
242 women completed a controlled trial of methyldopa ('Aldomet') for moderate hypertension in pregnancy. Active treatment was associated with a significantly improved fetal outcome, due in part to a reduced number of mid-pregnancy abortions. There were 9 pregnancy losses in the control group, which included 4 mid-pregnancy abortions, and 1 fetal loss in the treated group. The birthweight and maturity of viable infants were similar in treated and control groups, and a detailed multivariate… CONTINUE READING

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