Pregnancy and Glomerular Disease: A Systematic Review of the Literature with Management Guidelines.

  title={Pregnancy and Glomerular Disease: A Systematic Review of the Literature with Management Guidelines.},
  author={Kimberly C Blom and Ayodele A Odutayo and Kate Bramham and Michelle A. Hladunewich},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={12 11},
During pregnancy, CKD increases both maternal and fetal risk. Adverse maternal outcomes include progression of underlying renal dysfunction, worsening of urine protein, and hypertension, whereas adverse fetal outcomes include fetal loss, intrauterine growth restriction, and preterm delivery. As such, pregnancy in young women with CKD is anxiety provoking for both the patient and the clinician providing care, and because the heterogeneous group of glomerular diseases often affects young women… CONTINUE READING
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