Hypertension: A test to predict early pre-eclampsia

Abstract

leona Poon and colleagues at King’s College Hospital in london have developed an algorithm that allows first-trimester prediction of early preeclampsia—pre-eclampsia that requires delivery before 34 weeks of gestation— with over 90% accuracy. Pre-eclampsia is a common and dangerous complication of pregnancy, and although it is currently treatable only by… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2009.104

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