Pre-eclampsia: More risk after childbirth

March 19, 2014

To experts are concerned about both the risks of high blood pressure before and after pregnancy, called postpartum hypertension. A risk after childbirth and will be higher if pregnancy has had problems with hypertension. Reason why experts advise to be tracked for at least 72 hours after childbirth, to control the risks of further complications in women diagnosed in pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia, diagnosed during the period of gestation, can make us…


Preeclampsia: Leading cause of maternal death

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October 27, 2013

By its consequences, preeclampsia is considered the leading cause of maternal death. This is a medical complication that occurs during pregnancy, even in the postpartum period, which can cause seizures, stroke, multiple organ failure and death, both of them and the product. It is not known exactly what causes this disease, is presented in the second half of pregnancy (from week 20) and is more common in the case of…