gestational hypertension


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gestational hypertension

hypertension during pregnancy in a previously normotensive woman or aggravation of hypertension during pregnancy in a hypertensive woman.

gestational hypertension

abnormally increased blood pressure occurring in pregnancy, comprising the conditions preeclampsia and eclampsia. Also called pregnancy-induced hypertension.

gestational hypertension

Obstetrics The development of high BP/HTN without other symptoms of preeclampsia or eclampsia after 20 wks of gestation in a previously normotensive ♀. See Eclampsia, Hypertension, Preeclampsia.

ges·ta·tion·al hy·per·ten·sion

(jes-tā'shŭn-ăl hī'pĕr-ten'shŭn)
Hypertension during pregnancy in a previously normotensive woman or aggravation of hypertension during pregnancy in a hypertensive woman.
Synonym(s): pregnancy-induced hypertension.
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Labor induction in women with gestational hypertension who had completed 38 weeks pregnancy duration results in better outcome in comparison with those women in whom induction of labour is carried out at earlier gestation period.
As per the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for hypertension in pregnancy 2010, (12) if two blood pressure readings taken four hours apart were above 140/90 mmHg after 20 weeks of gestation patients were considered to have gestational hypertension.
2], X1-X2 being difference in means of the pre-pregnancy BMIs of pre-eclamptic women from women without pre-eclampsia and [delta] being standard deviation of independent sample Ultimately, this study has been conducted on 113 women with gestational hypertension and 150 healthy pregnant women.
Gestational hypertension has repeatedly been shown to be associated with increased body mass.
Table 2 outlines briefly the management strategies for mothers with chronic hypertension and gestational hypertension.
20) identified primiparity as a risk factor for gestational hypertension (OR: 5.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy cover a spectrum of conditions, including chronic (preexisting) hypertension, pre-eclampsia, and gestational hypertension.
These include a case-control study comparing pregnant women with OSA but with and without hypertension as participants were selected specifically based on blood pressure values, no information was provided as to how many, among those approached, had gestational hypertension or preeclampsia and foetal weight data were not provided (49), one article in Japanese (50), one in German (51), four without information on obstetrical outcomes (52-55), one providing information on severity of obstructive sleep apnoea in pregnancy and post-partum but no information on the outcome of those pregnancies (56).
We defined gestational hypertension as diastolic pressure above 90 mmHg on at least two occasions 24 hours apart, without proteinuria.
Women with severe gestational hypertension may give birth to boys at lower risk for testicular cancer, according to a study.
The main emphasis of this study was to examine the relationship between tHcy concentrations in early pregnancy and the subsequent development of gestational hypertension (GH) or preeclampsia.

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