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[Praeeclampsia - 2019]

TAMÁS Péter, KOPPÁN Miklós

DECEMBER 10, 2019

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2019;29(12)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.29.054

[Preeclampsia remains one of the most serious gestational diseases. Accumulating data support the opinion that the pathogenesis of preeclampsia (gestational hypertension + organ dysfunction) is not homogenous. The early-onset (onset of clinical phase before the 34th gestational week) type is a placental disease in which hypertension and organ dysfunctions are due to vasoconstriction and microthrombosis. The late-onset form is a maternal disease in which water retention - in connection with obesity - beyond the given vascular capacity may be an important progenitor of the clinical signs. These considerations should also influence the strategy of the treatment. ]

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