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Pregnancy in the chronically hypertensive patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9209809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The majority of patients with mild chronic hypertension have successful pregnancy outcomes. Most perinatal morbidity is secondary to superimposed preeclampsia. Antihypertensive therapy does not appear to significantly affect pregnancy outcome, nor the incidence of superimposed preeclampsia in mild chronic hypertensives. The maternal and fetal risks are considerably higher for severe chronic hypertension and for those patients with target organ disease. These patients ideally should be counseled regarding their risks prior to pregnancy. Antihypertensive therapy should be instituted at diastolic pressures greater than or equal to 100 mm Hg.
Authors:
M G Neerhof
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  1997 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-13     Completed Date:  1997-08-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-406     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use*
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Hypertension* / diagnosis,  therapy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular* / diagnosis,  therapy
Pregnancy Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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