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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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Salgado, "Structural changes in preeclamptic and eclamptic placentas-an ultrastructural study," Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, vol.
The premature perinatal deaths were more pronounced in preeclamptic than in eclamptic women (31% versus 61%).
One midwife had to attend three patients with severe eclamptic fits in the intensive care unit.
Evidence shows that magnesium sulphate more than halves the risk of eclamptic seizures (44).
The primary outcome was severe pregnancy-associated hypertension alone or severe or mild hypertension with elevated liver-enzyme levels, thrombocytopenia, elevated serum creatinine levels, eclamptic seizure, medically indicated preterm birth, fetal-growth restriction or perinatal death.
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 nor-motensive pregnancy, lead investigator Annet Aukes and associates reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Pre-eclamptic and eclamptic patients are at risk from an exaggerated hypertensive response to intubation, potentially resulting in cerebrovascular haemorrhage or pulmonary oedema.
"It's very important that these women are treated adequately right away when they come in with headaches so we can prevent more eclamptic seizures," Ms.
The Scots team are teaching local medical staff the skills to handle difficult births, such as preventing women dying through haemorrhaging or eclamptic fit, and the resuscitation of newborns.
EVALUATION OF MAGNESIUM SULFATE EFFICACY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ECLAMPTIC CONVULSIONS IN MILD PREECLAMPTIC WOMEN.