Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: screening by uterine artery Doppler at 11-13 weeks.

@article{Poon2009HypertensiveDI,
  title={Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: screening by uterine artery Doppler at 11-13 weeks.},
  author={Liona Chiu Yee Poon and Ismini Staboulidou and Nerea Maiz and Walter Plasencia and Kypros H. Nicolaides},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={142-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the performance of screening for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy by a combination of the maternal factor-derived a-priori risk with the uterine artery (UtA) pulsatility index (PI) and to determine whether it is best in such screening to use the mean PI of the two arteries, the highest PI or the lowest PI. METHODS This was a prospective screening study for pre-eclampsia (PE) requiring delivery before 34 weeks (early PE), late PE and gestational hypertension (GH) in… CONTINUE READING