pre-eclampsia


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Synonyms for pre-eclampsia

abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria

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Singh also states that "diabetes, high BP, obesity, late pregnancy and family history of pre-eclampsia are probable causes of this medical condition.
An observational study was conducted over the period of 9 months at Department of Ophthalmology, Madurai Medical College among 199 patients who fit into the diagnostic criteria of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (> 20 weeks of pregnancy, blood pressure > 140/90 mmHg and Proteinuria).
The study found an 82% reduction in the rate of early pre-eclampsia, resulting in a delivery before 34 weeks.
The Pre-Eclampsia Foundation has estimated the condition causes 76,000 maternal deaths a year worldwide.
Chardonnay has appointed law firm Thompsons Solicitors and launched an initiative, the Charity of Faith and Determination, to raise awareness about the importance of pre-eclampsia checks.
Conclusion: Uterine artery diastolic notching between 20 and 23 weeks of gestation is an important risk factor for developing pre-eclampsia.
The present study aimed to determine resistance index (RI) and pulsatility index (PI) of uterine and renal arteries as well as common carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in pregnant women with pre-eclampsia using color Doppler ultrasonography and also to compare these parameters with healthy pregnant women.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Pre-Eclampsia
At that point, they already have a 25 per cent chance of developing severe pre-eclampsia and a 28 per cent chance of delivering their baby prematurely.
The study included 30 subjects diagnosed of pre-eclampsia, and 30 age-matched normotensive pregnant women.
GG genotype of XbaI polymorphism decreased pre-eclampsia risk.
Al Dughaishi was speaking at a media briefing entitled MeDia Talks on Wednesday, which was organised by Roche Diagnostics Middle East to shed light on pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.
Scientists believe pre-eclampsia is caused by a number of factors, including shallow placentas that are insufficiently associated with maternal blood vessels.
I'M back at the hospital this week for my 28-week growth scan and to see the consultant again - not the procedure in a normal pregnancy, but I am at high risk of developing pre-eclampsia, having suffered from it in my first pregnancy.
Conclusion: Increased consumption of omega 3 can prevent low birth weight pre-term labour and pre-eclampsia.