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Renal vascular hypertension during pregnancy.
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PMID:  1833686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report two women with renal artery stenosis in pregnancy. The first patient presented with severe hypertension in the first and second trimesters characterized by an extremely high vascular resistance (maximum 2455 Transluminal angioplasty was performed at 20 weeks' gestation, resulting in resolution of the patient's hypertension. After angioplasty, her vascular resistance fell to 1600, but did not reach normal pregnant levels. The pregnancy was carried to term without complication. The second patient's hypertension improved during pregnancy, and she delivered at term without complication. Twelve weeks postpartum, the patient again became severely hypertensive, and transluminal angioplasty was performed.
T R Easterling; D Brateng; M L Goldman; D E Strandness; M J Zaccardi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-21     Completed Date:  1991-11-21     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  921-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon
Hypertension, Renovascular / etiology*,  physiopathology
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / etiology*,  physiopathology
Renal Artery Obstruction / complications*,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Vascular Resistance
Grant Support
20898//PHS HHS; HL39978-02/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS; M01-RR00037/RR/NCRR NIH HHS

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