Severe, very early onset preeclampsia

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Severe, very early onset preeclampsia

Postby caryn » Sun Jul 06, 2008 05:29 am

Women with severe, very early onset preeclampsia have an increased risk of preeclampsia in future pregnancies, yet neonatal outcome is, in general, favourable. Regarding cardiovascular health, women after severe, very early onset preeclampsia exhibit more risk factors compared to controls whereas men who fathered these pregnancies do not...

(The reason the researchers comment on the cardiovascular risk factors of the fathers is that the mothers and fathers likely share almost the same environment. Which suggests that the differences are possibly genetic, rather than environmental.)

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