Pregnant women with the sickle cell trait are not at increased risk for developing preeclampsia.

@article{Stamilio2003PregnantWW,
  title={Pregnant women with the sickle cell trait are not at increased risk for developing preeclampsia.},
  author={David M Stamilio and Harish M. Sehdev and George A. Macones},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={41-8}
}
The primary objective of this study was to determine whether having the sickle cell trait is independently associated with preeclampsia. We performed a retrospective cohort study of 1998 pregnant patients who either did or did not have the sickle cell trait. All patients were screened for the sickle trait using the "Sickledex" test. Data on neonatal and… CONTINUE READING