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In normal pregnancy the spiral arteries in the placental bed are invaded by trophoblast, which becomes incorporated into the vessel wall and replaces the endothelium, muscular layer and neural tissue
Preeclampsia is considered severe if one or more of the following:
1. Blood pressure of 160mmHg systolic or high or 110mmHg diastolic or high on two occasions at least 6 hours a part while the patient on bed rest.
2. Proteinuria of 0.3gm. or high in 24 hours urine specimen or +1 or great on two random urine samples collected at least 4 hours apart.
3. Oliguria of less than 500ml in 24 hours.
4. Cerebral or visual disturbance.
5. Pulmonary edema or cyanosis.
Ultrasonography to assess fetus and mother
Aljazeera( Al Gazeera) hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-21T12:45:44-0400
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The visualization of tissues during pregnancy through recording of the echoes of ultrasonic waves directed into the body. The procedure may be applied with reference to the mother or the fetus and with reference to organs or the detection of maternal or fetal disease.
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