eclamptic


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ec·lamp·tic

(ek-lamp'tik),
Relating to eclampsia.

ec·lamp·tic

(ek-lamp'tik)
Relating to eclampsia.

eclamptic

Rel. to, or of the nature of, eclampsia.
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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) in a thirty-six-week gestation eclamptic.
In a study of 103 women, white matter lesions were observed in 16 of 39 (41%) formerly eclamptic women, in 10 of 35 (29%) formerly preeclamptic women, and 5 of 29 (17%) women who had a normotensive pregnancy, lead investigator Annet Aukes and associates reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Magnesium sulfate is used for the prevention of eclamptic seizures, although seizures may persist in 10% of patients.
She suffered a life- threatening eclamptic fit after the birth, and in the following two years struggled to overcome glandular fever and ME.
The brain may also be the seat of edema, in an eclamptic patient, or a cerebral thrombosis and hemorrhage.
9 For example, a mother who was eclamptic in her first pregnancy (eclampsia is a potentially fatal condition that develops during pregnancy and is characterized by severe hypertension [Stedman's Editorial Committee 1966]) has a risk of recurrence of between 21.
The morning after the "Downton Abbey" episode aired, a woman in labor at Packard Children's suffered a sudden, unexpected eclamptic seizure.
Finally, Finocchi et al showed abnormally high LDH levels in eclamptic subjects who developed PRES, even before the onset of the symptoms (8).
While 96 placebo takers developed eclampsia and 20 of them died, just 40 women receiving the drug experienced eclamptic seizures and just 11 of these died, the researchers report in the June 1 Lancet.
Magnesium sulphate treatment is widely used in the US for eclamptic conditions but much less commonly in the UK.
Mrs Roberts, who was living in Ruthin at the time, suffered two eclamptic fits which left her with brain damage and severe paralysis.
63,000 women die annually after eclamptic convulsions and 99% of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.