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Renal Function Tests Useful in Gauging Preeclampsia Risk

Early pregnancy elevations in urine protein-to-creatinine ratios and serum creatinine may be useful markers for preeclampsia risk.  
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over 4 years ago
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Low hCG Levels Can Indicate Preeclampsia Risk

Measuring hCG levels in pregnant women helps identify those at risk of preeclampsia due to underlying abnormal thyroid function rather than simply pregnancy-raised thyroid activity.  
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over 4 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia early pregnancy: problems with systematic review

We read Bartsch and colleagues’ review on clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia with interest.1 This timely topic is of great clinical interest because it reworks the established institutional guidelines for using maternal characteristics to screen for pre-eclampsia risk in pregnancy. Although we applaud their diligent and meticulous approach, we have some reservations about this study.  
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over 4 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia early pregnancy: problems with systematic review

We read Bartsch and colleagues’ review on clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia with interest.1 This timely topic is of great clinical interest because it reworks the established institutional guidelines for using maternal characteristics to screen for pre-eclampsia risk in pregnancy. Although we applaud their diligent and meticulous approach, we have some reservations about this study.  
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over 4 years ago
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Preconception CV Risk: Effects on HTN Disorders of Pregnancy

Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia shared some potentially modifiable preconception risk factors in a cohort study; but perhaps tellingly, some of their risk factors differed.  
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over 4 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia determined in early pregnancy: systematic review and meta-analysis of large cohort studies

Objective To develop a practical evidence based list of clinical risk factors that can be assessed by a clinician at ≤16 weeks’ gestation to estimate a woman’s risk of pre-eclampsia.  
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over 4 years ago
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Migraine Linked to Increased Birth Complications

Active migraine in pregnant mothers may lead to increased preeclampsia and premature delivery, a new study suggests.  
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over 4 years ago
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Can Echocardiography Predict Recurrent Preeclampsia? CME/CE

: Cardiovascular assessment with echocardiographic examination after pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia may help determine the risk for recurrent preeclampsia in future pregnancies.  
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over 4 years ago
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Pre-eclampsia is linked to small increase in risk of cardiomyopathy in longer term

Women with a history of pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension have a small but statistically significant increased risk of cardiomyopathy, which persists for more than five years after pregnancy, a Danish study published in JAMA has found.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Pre-eclampsia is linked to small increase in risk of cardiomyopathy in longer term

Women with a history of pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension have a small but statistically significant increased risk of cardiomyopathy, which persists for more than five years after pregnancy, a Danish study published in JAMA has found.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Echo Sees Traces of Past Preeclampsia That Predict Recurrence

Hemodynamic echoes of past preeclampsia could signal the need for more vigilant monitoring and management during future pregnancies.  
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over 4 years ago
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Cardiac abnormalities may help identify women at risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia

Doctors may be able to identify which women are at high risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia by using echocardiography to look for certain cardiovascular abnormalities between pregnancies, say researchers in the journal Hypertension.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Cardiac abnormalities may help identify women at risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia

Doctors may be able to identify which women are at high risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia by using echocardiography to look for certain cardiovascular abnormalities between pregnancies, say researchers in the journal Hypertension.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Metformin Reduces Weight Gain in Obese Pregnancy, Not LGA

Metformin reduced weight gain and the incidence of preeclampsia in pregnant obese women but did not reduce the risk for large-for-gestational-age infants in a placebo-controlled trial.  
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over 4 years ago
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Biomarker Ratio Predicts Low Preeclampsia Risk

In pregnant women with suspected preeclampsia, a low ratio of specific angiogenic factors predicted the short-term absence of the hypertensive condition in a prospective study.  
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over 4 years ago
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Predicting pre-eclampsia

A healthy mother and baby are the desired outcomes of all antenatal care, yet WHO estimates that every year around the world there are about 303 000 maternal deaths, 2.6 million stillbirths, and 2.7 million neonatal deaths. Pregnancy and birth are transformational life events, but optimal preparation for transition to motherhood often receives little attention.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Neuromyelitis Optica Linked to High Miscarriage Risk

Women who have neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder are at an increased risk for miscarriage and preeclampsia during pregnancy, a new study has found.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago