pregnancy-induced 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.

pregnancy-induced hypertension

pregnancy-induced hypertension

A term that encompasses isolated (nonproteinuric) hypertension (HTN)—pre-eclampsia—or proteinuric HTN—eclampsia; PIH occurs in 5–15% of pregnancies, and is a major cause of obstetric and perinatal M&M.
 
Clinical signs
Oedema, swelling (especially facial).

Management
Low-dose aspirin.

pregnancy-induced hypertension

A term that encompasses isolated–nonproteinuric HTN, pre-eclampsia or proteinuric HTN, eclampsia; PIH occurs in 5-15% of pregnancies, and is a major cause of obstetric and perinatal M&M Management Low-dose aspirin

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.

pregnancy-induced hypertension

Any rise in blood pressure brought about by pregnancy and unaccompanied by protein in the urine or endothelial activation as indicated by a rise in circulating cellular fibronectin. Hypertension in pregnancy will, however, always raise the possibility of PRE-ECLAMPSIA.
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Women with certain health conditions like preeclampsia, pregnancy induced hypertension etc.
In addition, baPWV value in the pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) group increased throughout pregnancy, suggesting that vascular stiffness in the PIH group was significantly higher than that in normal pregnancy (Oyama-Kato et al.
Gestational diabetes and pregnancy induced hypertension are more likely to be encountered among old age group than the reference group (table 3).
Maternal complications of triplet and high-order multiple births include pregnancy induced hypertension, ante-partum and post-partum haemorrhage and severe anaemia," he explained.
Although a few other studies on the same topic have been performed before, our study is the only one that looks at the class and type of antidepressant and the risk of pregnancy induced hypertension," stated Berard.
Three of them had evidence of pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) and presented with bleeding tendencies.
Use of inhaled corticosteroids during pregnancy and risk of pregnancy induced hypertension : nested case-control study.
There also were significant decreases in the rate of pregnancy induced hypertension and in the proportion of those who were white.
For the women who practiced yoga, birth weights of 2,500 grams or more were higher, preterm labor was lower, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) associated with IUGR was also lower in the yoga group.
Patient applications included programs for the care of heart failure and chronically ill patients, expectant women with Pregnancy Induced Hypertension, and pediatric asthma care in the home and school.
Reported prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension was 6% to 8% for the USA (1) while for Asia it was 1.
Patients at risk for preterm delivery, pregnancy induced hypertension, severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, pregnancy-related diabetes and coagulation disorders are eligible for Matria's comprehensive home obstetrical care services and telemedicine programs.