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The purpose of this study is to figure out some of the differences in bodily function between women who have preeclampsia and those who do not.
- This may eventually lead to an understanding of its cause. At this time, there is no known way to prevent preeclampsia, and the cause is not known.
- The only treatment is delivery of the baby, even if it is premature, in order to decrease the risk to the mother.
- Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-related disorder that occurs in about 6% of all pregnancies.
- In its mild for, preeclampsia involves high blood pressure. More severe forms of preeclampsia can lead to more serious pregnancy complications.
- At this time, there is no known way to prevent preeclampsia, and the cause is not known. The only treatment is delivery of the baby, even if it is premature, in order to decrease the risk to the mother.
- The purpose of this study is to figure out some of the differences in bodily function between women who have preeclampsia and those who do not. This may eventually lead to an understanding of its cause.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
collection of maternal blood specimen prior to delivery, collection of placental cord blood after delivery, collection of placental tissue, collection of strip of decidua from uterine lining from cesarean section deliveries
University of Rochester Medical Center
University of Rochester
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:12:34-0400
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