Hypertension and nephrology

[Novelties in treatment of hypertension in pregnancy]

ALFÖLDI Sándor

DECEMBER 10, 2017

Hypertension and nephrology - 2017;21(06)

[Hypertensive disorders represent the most common and dangerous medical disorder in pregnancy. Furthermore, its prevalence is rising. According the recent studies the initiation of antihypertensive treatment should be withhold in mild chronic hypertension (140-159/90-109 mmHg) in pregnancy, excepting associated subclinical hypertensive organ damage or hypertensive complications because of risk of compromising uteroplacental perfusion and fatal circulation. In preeclampsia, however, early antihypertensive treatment is necessary for the prevention of maternal cerebrovascular events.]

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