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A review on facts about preeclampsia

(2016) A review on facts about preeclampsia. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.


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Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure post toweek twentieth of pregnancy, along with, proteinuria in urine samples and edema of the body. High blood pressure is one of the most common pregnancy crisis. In addition, how pregnancy causes severe high blood pressure or even how it is triggered, are considered to be the unsolved glitches in medicine. In most cases this ailment's onset is in pursuit of week 37 of gestational age, although, it may be seen at any time from the second half of pregnancy, during labor, and or after delivery (usually it becomes discrete in the first 24 to 48 hours after delivery). The occurrence of this phenomenon before week 20 of pregnancy is possible in rare cases of molar pregnancy. Most women with preeclampsia never experience or show signs other than mild to elevated blood pressures, and small excretions of protein in the urine. Maternal and neonatal consequences in patients with preeclampsia depends on the following factors: Mother's age at the time of delivery, disease severity, quality of care and treatment and other illness history, further more disseminated intravascular coagulation, intracranial bleeding, renal failure, retinal detachment, pulmonary edema, liver rupture, placental detachment, preterm labor, fetal distress and death might pursue preeclampsia. By average elevated blood pressures about more than a few weeks or months is usually not destructive. Harmful risks such as brain stroke, and heart attack are not usually common in chronic hypertension. Urinary protein loss due to preeclampsia is a sign of kidney injury. In women experiencing mild preeclampsia, the baby's overall health is generally good.

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Keywords: arginine; chorionic gonadotropin beta subunit; homoarginine; n(g),n(g) dimethylarginine; nitric oxide; pregnancy associated plasma protein A; steroid, adverse outcome; Article; bed rest; blood pressure measurement; cerebrovascular accident; clinical feature; disease severity; drug use; fetus echography; fetus monitoring; health care quality; heart infarction; hospitalization; human; kidney injury; maternal age; maternal care; morbidity; mortality; nonhuman; oxidative stress; patient monitoring; preeclampsia; premature labor; puerperium; risk assessment; seizure; symptom
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics > WQ 215-270 Pregnancy Complications
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Student Research Committee
Depositing User: مهندس هدی فهیم پور

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