Seasonal change in the incidence of preeclampsia in Zimbabwe.

  title={Seasonal change in the incidence of preeclampsia in Zimbabwe.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Wacker and Mette Schulz and J Fr{\"u}hauf and F M Chiwora and E. -F. Solomayer and Gunther Bastert},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={77 7},
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to evaluate the number of women with hypertensive complications during pregnancy in a southern province in Zimbabwe and to examine the annual change in the incidence of preeclampsia. METHODS In three different hospitals the preeclamptic women who were treated between January 1992 and August 1995 were counted. This data was compared with the amount of rainfall obtained from the local meteorological stations. RESULTS A distinctive change in the incidence of… CONTINUE READING