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Recent developments in pregnancy-induced hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1818715     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) still remains an area in obstetrics of active research and investigation. Despite widespread academic attention, the cause of this disorder still remains unknown. The purpose of this paper is to review the important contributions to the literature during the period of July, 1990 through June, 1991. Elucidation of the pathophysiology of PIH has been enhanced by investigations of altered platelet calcium metabolism, the renin-aldosterone-angiotensin system, and other potent vasopressors. Recent reports of clinical management for eclampsia, liver rupture, HELLP syndrome, severe PIH in the second trimester, severe hypertension, and magnesium toxicity are presented.
Authors:
G A Dildy; S L Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1040-872X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1991 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-23     Completed Date:  1992-07-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9007264     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  783-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anticonvulsants / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Antihypertensive Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Aspirin / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Hypertension* / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular* / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy
Prognosis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticonvulsants; 0/Antihypertensive Agents; 50-78-2/Aspirin

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