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

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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Similar results were obtained for the other disease groups, which similarly had increased sICAM-1 or sVCAM-1 concentrations above the mean + 2 SD cutoff: gestational hypertension, 42%; fetal retardation, 50%; preterm labor, 46%; pregnancy diabetes, 50%; pregnancy proteinuria, 67%; infections during pregnancy, 70%; and women with various pregnancy disorders (lung emboli, placental abruption, intrauterine death, placenta previa, and the feto-fetal transfusion syndrome), 71%.
As in our study all babies born were premature and majority (65.38%) of the IUGR cases were noted in mothers with gestational hypertension and minority (10%) with HELLP syndrome.
Over the study period 1,010,068 pregnant women were included in the analysis, of whom 22,933 had only preeclampsia, 27,605 had only gestational hypertension, and 30,852 had only gestational diabetes: 2,100 women had both gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension and 1,476 women had gestational diabetes and preeclampsia.
(11) In the present study, of the 140 cases 83 cases of gestational hypertension (59.28%), 38 cases of mild preeclampsia (27.14%), 13 cases of severe preeclampsia (9.28%) and 6 cases of eclampsia (4.28%).
Another study suggested that gestational hypertension commonly persists post partum, particularly in older women.
Based on our findings, we conclude that oral Labetalol could be used effectively and safely in the control of blood pressure in moderate gestational hypertension.
Diagnosis and mangement of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia.
Confidence intervals for risk estimates also were wide, and physicians used clinical judgment when applying accepted diagnostic criteria for gestational hypertension and preeclampsia.
urban), income, comorbidity, preexisting hypertension, and gestational hypertension.
(1, 2, 3) Gestational hypertension constitutes about 70% of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
HDP is classified into chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.

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