Pre-eclampsia part 1: current understanding of its pathophysiology

Abstract

Pre-eclampsia is characterized by new-onset hypertension and proteinuria at ≥20 weeks of gestation. In the absence of proteinuria, hypertension together with evidence of systemic disease (such as thrombocytopenia or elevated levels of liver transaminases) is required for diagnosis. This multisystemic disorder targets several organs, including the kidneys… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2014.102

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@article{Chaiworapongsa2014PreeclampsiaP1, title={Pre-eclampsia part 1: current understanding of its pathophysiology}, author={Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa and Piya Chaemsaithong and L Yeo and Roberto Romero}, journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology}, year={2014}, volume={10}, pages={466-480} }