Preeclampsia and Vascular Function: A Window to Future Cardiovascular Disease Risk.

  title={Preeclampsia and Vascular Function: A Window to Future Cardiovascular Disease Risk.},
  author={Davaasambuu Enkhmaa and Danielle Wall and Puja K Mehta and Jennifer J. Stuart and Janet W Rich-Edwards and C. Noel Bairey Merz and Chrisandra L Shufelt},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={25 3},
Preeclampsia affects ∼3%-7% of all pregnancies and is the third leading cause of maternal mortality globally. Growing evidence indicates that preeclampsia results from vascular dysfunction, which also increases the risk for future cardiovascular events. Until recently, preeclampsia was considered a disorder limited to pregnancy, which fully resolved with the delivery of the placenta; however, it is now clear that women with a history of preeclampsia have approximately double the risk of future… CONTINUE READING
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