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Predicting pregnancy-induced hypertension with dynamic hemodynamics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15541851     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
AIM: To study dynamic changes in the hemodynamic parameters in pregnant women during different weeks of gestation and to comprehend changes to the cardiovascular system in normal pregnant women and in patients with pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), with the object of finding predictors of pregnancy-induced hypertension. METHODS: Radialis artery pulse waves of 132 pregnant women were examined from 10 weeks of gestation onward, and the subjects' hemodynamics were examined every 4 weeks. RESULTS: In the women with PIH hemodynamic changes occurred earlier than the onset of disease and even presented in early pregnancy; there might be another mode, and there were factors disturbing the blood pressure modulating mechanism. CONCLUSION: The prediction of PIH from the dynamic changes in hemodynamic parameters has significant implications for clinical practice.
Authors:
Juan Song; Song Zhang; Ye Qiao; Zhicang Luo; Jianhua Zhang; Yanjun Zeng; Lijuan Wang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  117     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-15     Completed Date:  2005-04-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  162-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center of Biomedicine Engineering, Beijing Polytechnic University, Beijing 100022, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Pressure / physiology
Female
Gestational Age
Hemodynamics / physiology
Humans
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced / physiopathology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Pregnancy
Radial Artery / physiopathology
Regional Blood Flow / physiology
Vascular Resistance / physiology

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