Season of Conception, Smoking, and Preeclampsia in Norway

14:46 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | NIH

Introduction Preeclampsia (PE) is a common and life-threatening hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Diagnosed clinically by elevation in maternal blood pressure after 20 wk gestation, it is often accompanied by proteinuria. The biological onset is insidious, due to the subtlety of the symptoms (ACOG 2002). Typically seen in women having their first pregnancy, PE can rapidly […]

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