Role of proteinuria in defining pre-eclampsia: clinical outcomes for women and babies.

@article{Thornton2010RoleOP,
  title={Role of proteinuria in defining pre-eclampsia: clinical outcomes for women and babies.},
  author={Charlene Thornton and Angela Makris and Robert F Ogle and Jane M Tooher and A Orlitsky Hennessy},
  journal={Clinical and experimental pharmacology & physiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={466-70}
}
1. The presence of proteinuria is not essential to the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia under many diagnostic consensus statements. The aim of the present study was to assess maternal and perinatal outcomes after proteinuric pre-eclampsia compared with other non-proteinuric disease presentations. 2. An individual patient data review (n = 670) was undertaken for 2003-2006 at a tertiary referral centre in Sydney (NSW, Australia). Women were diagnosed in accordance with the Australasian Society for the… CONTINUE READING