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Echocardiographic assessment of cardiovascular hemodynamics in preeclampsia.
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PMID:  23024520     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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OBJECTIVE: To assess maternal cardiovascular function using echocardiography in normal and preeclamptic women in the third trimester of pregnancy.
METHODS: 40 subjects, 20 with preeclampsia and 20 normotensive controls with >34 weeks gestation and singleton pregnancy were recruited. Baseline characteristics, maternal and fetal outcome were studied with systolic and diastolic parameters on echocardiography.
RESULTS: The following parameters were higher in preeclamptic subjects as compared to normotensive controls-mean cardiac output (66.85 ± 4.56 ml/min vs. 56.1 ± 1.77 ml/min); mean LV diastolic mass (131.15 ± 16.85 vs. 104.90 ± 23.17 g); systolic mass (88.5 ± 7.34 vs. 83.33 ± 23.84 g); total vascular resistance (1396.85 ± 150.2 vs. 1204.5 ± 71.182 dyne, s cm(5)). Women with preeclampsia delivered smaller babies (2410 ± 426.16 g) as compared to normotensive controls (2895 ± 276.20 g). Student 't' test was used as a test of significance.
CONCLUSION: Women with preeclampsia have significant systolic and diastolic dysfunction compared to normotensive controls. Blood pressure monitoring alone is insufficient to identify effectively, risk of cardiovascular complications in these subjects.
Authors:
Rizwana Solanki; Nandita Maitra
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology of India     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0975-6434     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol India     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374763     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  519-22     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Government Medical College, Baroda, India.
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