Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

Academic Article


  • © 2018 Elsevier Inc. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a heterogeneous group of conditions that include chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, and preeclampsia superimposed on chronic hypertension. These disorders account for a significant proportion of perinatal morbidity and mortality nearly 10% of all maternal deaths in the United States. Given the substantial health burden of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, there is increasing interest in optimizing management of these conditions. This article summarizes the diagnosis and management of each of the disorders in the spectrum of hypertension in pregnancy and highlights recent updates in the field.
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    Author List

  • Sutton ALM; Harper LM; Tita ATN
  • Start Page

  • 333
  • End Page

  • 347
  • Volume

  • 45
  • Issue

  • 2