Ending Eclampsia, 2017 Afghanistan-specific data on demographics, health risks, barriers to accessing care, pregnancy-related care, maternal death data, newborn/infant death data, national/provincial policies, and delivery capacity.
Tag Archive for risk factors
Gestational diabetes mellitus and interpregnancy weight change: A populationbased cohort study
PLOS Medicine, 2017 Results showed that risk increased significantly for women with BMI below and above 25 at first pregnancy, although it increased more for the former group. These results suggest weight change as a metabolic mechanism behind the increased risk of gestational…
Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for Preterm Preeclampsia
The New England Journal of Medicine, 2017 Results showed that treatment with low-dose aspirin in pregnant women at high risk for preterm preeclampsia resulted in a lower incidence of this diagnosis than placebo.
Increased maternal and fetal cholesterol efflux capacity and placental CYP27A1 expression in preeclampsia
Journal of Lipid Research, 2017 For results, visit the Journal of Lipid Research.
Risk Factors for Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women with Preeclampsia
American Heart Association, 2017 The study found that among women aged 12 to 55 years admitted to New York State hospitals for any reason during the study period, 88,857 had preeclampsia, and 197 of whom had PAS. Additional analyses showed…
Preeclampsia and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Dessie referral hospital, Northeast Ethiopia: a hospital-based study
BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2015 The prevalence of preeclampsia in this hospital was lower than other studies. Having personal or family history of hypertension, older age, and family history of diabetes mellitus were factors associated with preeclampsia. Encouraging pregnant women to attend…
A Systematic Review of the Treatment and Management of Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Bangladesh
Ending Eclampsia, 2017 The report details findings from 130 published articles on the prevention, detection, and management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Bangladesh. Findings revealed trends in risk factors, inconsistent dosing regimens, health outcomes for women and their children, and…
Risk Factors for Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Haiti
Haiti-specific data on demographics, health risks, barriers to accessing care, pregnancy-related care, maternal death data, newborn/infant death data, national/provincial policies, and delivery capacity. Download in French.
Preeclampsia and Long-term Risk of Maternal Retinal Disorders
Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017 Findings revealed that pre-eclampsia, especially when it is severe, is associated with various forms of retinal disorders after delivery.
Risk Factors of Pre-Eclampsia/Eclampsia and Its Adverse Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A WHO Secondary Analysis
PLOS One, 2014 Overall, 4 percent of the study population developed pre-eclampsia. Maternal age of 30 years or older, maternal obesity, chronic hypertension, gestational diabetes, and cardiac or renal diseases were found to be more commonly associated with the development…