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Advanced maternal age (AMA) is associated with increased risk for preeclampsia, however, a paucity of data exists regarding the characteristics of the disease in this age group. Our aim was to compare the characteristics and severity of preeclampsia in older and younger gravidas.
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Name: European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology
Hypertensive disorders complicate up to 10% of pregnancies. Evidence suggests a potential association between maternal hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, particularly preeclampsia, and adverse n...
General practitioners'(GPs) role is important as they are easily accessible especially for elderly. Young GPs need to improve their attitudes toward the elderly so that they can be a part of solution ...
Preeclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy-specific hypertensive disease whose etiopathogenesis remains unclear.
To identify the 24-h proteinuria value with quantitative analysis and how it correlates with the severity of preeclampsia and subsequent adverse maternal outcomes in the Chinese population.
Hypertension is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, which contributes to lowering the quality of life (QOL), especially in elderly patients. Recent data show that almost...
Pre-eclampsia is an hypertensive disorder appearing during pregnancy, inducing serious maternal, fetal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Twenty four hours proteinuria is a key element ...
The perinatal morbidity and mortality rates for Brazil are five to ten-fold higher than those reported for upper income countries. This study tests the likelihood that the joint administr...
The primary objective of the study is to assess the incidence and severity of the periodontal infection of patients with preeclampsia. The secondary objective of the study is to analyze t...
Preeclampsia is one of the three leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality all over the world. The use of low dose aspirin has been mentioned in several studies with promising res...
The study is design to assess if there is a correlation between diagnosis of preeclampsia and its severity to changes in HDL quality, in terms of composition and function and to determine ...
An acute infection of the skin caused by species of STREPTOCOCCUS. This disease most frequently affects infants, young children, and the elderly. Characteristics include pink-to-red lesions that spread rapidly and are warm to the touch. The commonest site of involvement is the face.
Bleeding within the SKULL that is caused by systemic HYPERTENSION, usually in association with INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOSCLEROSIS. Hypertensive hemorrhages are most frequent in the BASAL GANGLIA; CEREBELLUM; PONS; and THALAMUS; but may also involve the CEREBRAL CORTEX, subcortical white matter, and other brain structures.
Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
Levels of severity of illness within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria.