Chesley's hypertensive disorders in pregnancy /

Leon Chesley's Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy was initially published in 1978. Four decades later, hypertension complications in pregnancy are still a major cause of fetal and maternal morbidity and death, especially in less developed nations. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth no...

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Other Authors: Taylor, Robert N., 1953- (Editor), Conrad, Kirk P. (Editor), Davidge, Sandra T. (Editor), Staff, Anne Cathrine (Editor), Roberts, James M., 1941- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Academic Press, [2022]
Edition:Fifth edition
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Table of Contents:
  • The spectrum of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: Dr. Leon Chesley's legacy
  • Epidemiology of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Genetic factors in the etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia
  • Preconceptional and periconceptional pathways to preeclampsia
  • Placentation and placental function in normal and preeclamptic pregnancies
  • Unbiased approaches for addressing the complexities of the placenta's role in the preeclampsia syndrome
  • The immunology of preeclampsia
  • Trophoblast extracellular vesicles in preeclampsia
  • Angiogenesis and preeclampsia
  • Vascular endothelial cell dysfunction in preeclampsia
  • Cardiovascular alterations in normal and preeclamptic pregnancy
  • Cardiometabolic antecedents of preeclampsia
  • Cerebrovascular pathophysiology in preeclampsia and eclampsia
  • The kidney in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia
  • Salt, aldosterone, and the renin-angiotensin system in pregnancy
  • Platelets, coagulation, and the liver
  • Clinical management and antihypertensive treatment of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
  • Prediction and prevention of preeclampsia
  • Long-term effects of preeclampsia on mothers and offspring
  • Animal models used for investigating pathophysiology of preeclampsia and identifying therapeutic targets
  • Harmonization of data and biobanks for preeclampsia research.