Tag: pre-eclampsia

Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37 weeks’ gestation is recommended to minimize maternal and perinatal morbidity. In women with late preterm preeclampsia, between 34 and 37 weeks’ gestation, however, there is...
Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX): a randomised controlled trial Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37 weeks’ gestation is recommended to minimize maternal and perinatal morbidity. In...
Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for Preterm Preeclampsia Preterm preeclampsia is a potential complication of pregnancy that can cause maternal or perinatal death. In this double-blind, randomized controlled trial, low-dose aspirin was investigated for its effect on reducing the risk of preterm preeclampsia, as compared to placebo...
Image: PD  1. From a systematic review, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined that aspirin use decreases the risk of preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and preterm birth.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: One of the leading causes of maternal death globally is preeclampsia, and since the only...
Image: PD  1. In a large cohort study, fertility therapy was not associated with increased risk of maternal cardiovascular events.  2. Fertility therapy was associated with an increased risk of maternal metabolic syndromes during pregnancy, including gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)             Study Rundown:...