Peripheral arterial pulse wave analysis in women with pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension.

@article{Spasojevic2005PeripheralAP,
  title={Peripheral arterial pulse wave analysis in women with pre-eclampsia and gestational hypertension.},
  author={Mica Spasojevic and Simone A Smith and Jonathan M. Morris and Eileen D. M. Gallery},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={112 11},
  pages={1475-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare peripheral pulse pressure waveforms in normal pregnancy, gestational hypertension (GH) and pre-eclampsia (PE). DESIGN Comparative study. SETTING Tertiary referral teaching hospital. SAMPLE Women with hypertensive disease in pregnancy and matched normal pregnant controls. METHODS Women in the third trimester of pregnancy with newly developed PE (n= 27) or GH (n= 33) were studied by radial artery applanation tonometry. Values were compared with those for gestational… CONTINUE READING