Stroke in pregnant and postpartum women.

  title={Stroke in pregnant and postpartum women.},
  author={Evgeny V Sidorov and W Feng and Louis R. Caplan},
  journal={Expert review of cardiovascular therapy},
  volume={9 9},
Ischemic infarcts and hemorrhages are uncommon but dangerous complications of pregnancy. Their etiology is related to physiological changes during pregnancy. The majority of strokes are seen in the third trimester and postpartum and are etiologically related to three conditions: reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome, preeclampsia/eclampsia and cerebral venous thrombosis. The first two conditions are etiologically connected and can lead to ischemic and hemorrhagic events, whereas… CONTINUE READING
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