What happens to women with preeclampsia? Microalbuminuria and hypertension following preeclampsia.

@article{North1996WhatHT,
  title={What happens to women with preeclampsia? Microalbuminuria and hypertension following preeclampsia.},
  author={Robyn A. North and David Simmons and Denise Barnfather and Melissa Upjohn},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={233-8}
}
There is little published data on the incidence of remote hypertension, microalbuminuria (a possible marker of remote cardiovascular events) and diabetes following preeclampsia. This is of particular importance in Pacific Island populations as they have a high rate of preeclampsia, non-insulin dependent diabetes and cardiovascular related deaths. The aim of this study was to compare the rate of microalbuminuria and hypertension in 50 Samoan women with past preeclampsia (cases) with 50 Samoan… CONTINUE READING

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