Pre-eclampsia: maternal risk factors and perinatal outcome.

  title={Pre-eclampsia: maternal risk factors and perinatal outcome.},
  author={Abdul-Aziz Abdulla al-Mulhim and Adel Taha Abu-Heija and Fathia Al-Jamma and El-Harith Abdelghaffar El-Harith},
  journal={Fetal diagnosis and therapy},
  volume={18 4},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to throw light on the incidence of pre-eclampsia (PE) in women attending for care and delivery at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, and analyze the maternal risk factors and outcome of mothers and neonates in pregnancies complicated by PE. METHODS This retrospective study involved almost all women (n = 27,787) who delivered at King Fahad Hospital of the University in a 10-year period (1992-2001). The maternal records were reviewed for age, parity, gestational age… CONTINUE READING


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