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Ambulatory management of chronic hypertension in pregnancy.
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PMID:  22828107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Chronic hypertension in pregnancy is one of the most common medical diseases affecting pregnancy. It is associated with serious maternal and fetal complications, including superimposed pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction, premature delivery, placental abruption, and stillbirth. Baseline evaluation as early as possible is important to differentiate women with essential hypertension from those with severe hypertension, coexisting end-organ damage, and secondary causes of hypertension, as their risks of poor outcomes are increased. An optimal plan for maternal treatment and fetal surveillance can then be formulated. Coordination of care after delivery is important for long-term maternal health and future pregnancies.
Authors:
Mary Ames; Jose Rueda; Aaron B Caughey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1532-5520     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0070014     Medline TA:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  744-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
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*Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine †Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension ‡Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Julie Neupert Stott Director, Center for Women's Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.
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