Exclusion Criteria: Pregnancy with any of the risk factors like, Pre-eclampsia, Gestational hypertension
, Intra-uterine growth restriction or Post-term pregnancy.
Cesarean delivery was significantly less frequent in the intervention group (27%) than in the control group (34%), as were shoulder dystocia, gestational hypertension
, and preeclampsia.
5] Farah Saleh in his study serum uric acid as predictor model for pre-eclampsia found that the study was in accordance with international literature confirms the clinical utility of serum uric acid as a marker with high predictive value to detect cases of gestational hypertension
progressing to pre-eclampsia.
The optimal management of gestational hypertension
and mild preeclampsia at term has been a subject of great debate over the past decade.
All patients had their blood pressure and protein /creatinine ratios checked at midgestation (weeks 25-28), prior to the onset of preeclampsia or gestational hypertension
4%) as was the rate of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension
as a composite (9% vs.
IUGR was most common pregnancy outcome (8%) followed by Gestational hypertension
(7%) and preeclampsia (5%) the mean gestational age at the time of delivery was 38.
Almost a third had gestational hypertension
or preeclampsia, and another third were positive for group B streptococcus.
However, the 100-g OGTT was was linked to a significant cut in the rate of gestational hypertension
(9% of women who had the 100-g test, compared with 14% of those who had the 75-g test), and to a significantly reduced need for forceps delivery.
With this background this study was designed to estimate the urinary calcium and creatinine in gestational hypertension
patients and controls who are normotensive pregnant women from Davangere district of Karnataka.
These include gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension
, osteoporosis in the mother, premature rupture of the membranes, and small-for-gestational-age infants.
Preeclampsia, gestational hypertension
and intrauterine growth restriction, related or independent conditions?
5) The Canadian Hypertension Society Consensus Conference in 1997 stated that a "policy of hospital admission and strict bed rest is not advised for gestational hypertension
with or without proteinuria.
Topics in each section are arranged alphabetically and include the latest on maternal heart disease, gestational hypertension
, diabetes, isoimmunization, dysfunctional labor, sexually-transmitted diseases, and post-partum hemorrhage.
Several studies show that pregnancy-induced hypertension--including gestational hypertension
and preeclampsia--is associated with increased prevalence of markers of metabolic syndrome as well as a higher lifetime risk of heart disease.