Cardiac abnormalities may help identify women at risk of recurrent pre-eclampsiaBMJ 2016; 352 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1089 (Published 23 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1089
- Jacqui Wise
Doctors may be able to identify which women are at high risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia by using echocardiography to look for certain cardiovascular abnormalities between pregnancies, say researchers in the journal Hypertension.1
Previous research has shown that women who have had pre-eclampsia are seven times as likely as women who had normal pregnancies to develop pregnancy related high blood pressure in later pregnancies and to …
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