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Stroke- and pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes.
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PMID:  21612350     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes are an important cause of cerebrovascular diseases during pregnancy. Women with pregnancy-induced hypertensive syndromes are at an increased risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Posterior reversible encephalopathy and reversible vasoconstriction syndromes are common. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis may also occur. Preeclampsia and eclampsia reflect generalized endothelial dysfunction. Prompt diagnosis and identification of patients at risk allows for early therapeutic interventions and improved clinical outcomes.
Authors:
Sarkis Morales-Vidal; Michael J Schneck; Murray S Flaster; José Biller
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Women's health (London, England)     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1745-5065     ISO Abbreviation:  Womens Health (Lond Engl)     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101271249     Medline TA:  Womens Health (Lond Engl)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maguire Center, Building 105, Room 2700, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.
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