Global and regional estimates of preeclampsia and eclampsia: a systematic review.

  title={Global and regional estimates of preeclampsia and eclampsia: a systematic review.},
  author={Edgardo Abalos and Cristina B. Cuesta and Ana L Grosso and Doris Chou and Lale Say},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={170 1},
Reduction of maternal mortality is a target within the Millennium Development Goals. Data on the incidence of preeclampsia and eclampsia, one of the main causes of maternal deaths, are required at both national and regional levels to inform policies. We conducted a systematic review of the incidence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) with the objective of evaluating its magnitude globally and in different regions and settings. We selected studies using pre-specified criteria, recorded… CONTINUE READING


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