Being an organ of vital importance for the perpetuation of pregnancy and fetal nutrition, it has evoked great interest among obstetricians and pathologists as well, and there is a dearth of studies to understand the "unique biological status" of this complex organ in patients with preeclampsia/eclampsia
As for the degree of severity, 1.7% of all preeclampsia/eclampsia
births in black women were eclampsia, compared with 1.4% for white and Hispanic women and 0.9% for Asian/Pacific Islanders.
During pregnancy, autoregulation of cerebral blood flow (CBF) is shifted to the lower range of pressures; in preeclampsia/eclampsia
this is even more pronounced [5, 11].
Although EBP was a possible cause of seizures in those reported postpartum cases, differential diagnosis of preeclampsia/eclampsia
or structural brain diseases should be done perfectly to say the reason of seizure is EBP (5).
The causes of death in the preeclampsia/eclampsia
group 10/4 (40% mortality rate) were cerebrovascular accident in one patient and multiple organ failure with (MOF) in three others.
These include chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia/eclampsia
, and superimposed preeclampsia/eclampsia
, a condition defined as chronic hypertension complicated by preeclampsia/eclampsia
Apesar disso, foi possivel verificar que 19,7% das gestantes atendidas com diagnostico de preeclampsia/eclampsia
foram encaminhadas para unidades de referencia em atendimento de gestante de alto risco.
Aa genomewide linkage study of preeclampsia/eclampsia
reveals evidence for a candidate regios on 4q.
There should be affordable and accessible antenatal care services where women are taught about the dangers of preeclampsia/eclampsia
, so that they present early to hospitals.
Women with prehypertension prior to pregnancy were an adjusted 2.7-fold more likely to develop a hypertensive disorder in pregnancy, 2.2-fold more likely to have preeclampsia/eclampsia
, and 1.2-fold more likely to develop gestational diabetes than women who were normotensive before pregnancy.
En trabajos previos sobre preeclampsia/eclampsia
(PE/E) en la mujer peruana, se ha encontrado que en la poblacion sin PE/E la incidencia de peso pequeno al nacer ocurrio en 7,6% de los recien nacidos.
(Table-1) Amongst statistically significant adverse maternal outcomes were performance of LUCS (82% in the cases vs only 16% in the controls), occurrence of PPH (6% in the cases vs 0% in the controls), associated preeclampsia/eclampsia
(36% in the hypertensive group v/s 0% in the control group), occurrence of oligohydramnios (22% in the cases v/s 0% in the controls) and associated GDM (14% in the cases v/s 0% in the controls).