Hypertension in pregnancy /

Hypertensive disorders are among the most common medical complications of pregnancy, with an incidence of approximately 6-10%. This spectrum of conditions includes essential hypertension, pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome. For patients with pre-existing hypertension, management ideally commences prio...

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Other Authors: Heazell, Alexander (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series:Cambridge clinical guides.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Adaptations of maternal cardiovascular and renal physiology to pregnancy Louise Clare Kenny and Fergus McCarthy; 2. Etiology and pathophysiology of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy Ian P. Crocker and Alexander Heazell; 3. Classification and diagnosis of hypertension in pregnancy Louise Clare Kenny and Fergus McCarthy; 4. Screening for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy S. Ananth Karumanchi and Errol R. Norwitz; 5. Management of pre-existing hypertension in pregnancy Mark D. Kilby, Ellen Knox and Louise Clare Kenny; 6. Management of isolated hypertension in pregnancy Arun Jeyabalan and Alexander Heazell; 7. Secondary hypertension in pregnancy Sarah Germain and Fergus McCarthy; 8. Management of mild pre-eclampsia Fiona Milne and Philip N. Baker; 9. Management of severe pre-eclampsia Baha M. Sibai and Errol R. Norwitz; 10. Management of eclampsia John T. Repke and Errol R. Norwitz; 11. Anesthetic implications of hypertension John Clift and Alexander Heazell; 12. Long-term significance following hypertension in pregnancy Edmund F. Funai and Louise Clare Kenny; Index.