Maternal arterial stiffness in pregnancies affected by preeclampsia.

Abstract

Preeclampsia (PE) is characterized by an aberrant maternal cardiovascular adaptation to pregnancy and increased cardiovascular risk later on in life. The aim of this study was to compare the maternal wave reflections and arterial stiffness in women with established PE and those with normotensive pregnancies, after systematic adjustment for known confounders… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.01106.2008

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