Pre-eclampsia before 20-week gestation: diagnosis, investigation and management

Thomas, William; Griffiths, Meryl; Nelson-Piercy, Catherine; Sinnamon, Kim
December 2012
Clinical Kidney Journal;Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p597
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 44-year-old Zimbabwean woman booked at 14-week gestation with asymptomatic hypertension. It mentions that by 20-week gestation, she developed uncontrolled hypertension in which creatinine increased with urinary protein or creatinine ratio. AT 22-week gestation, the woman had severe intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), decreased foetal movements and absent diastolic flow in the cord Doppler study.


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