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Diurnal blood pressure variation in the evaluation of early onset severe pre-eclampsia
Objective: : To study the association between diurnal variation in blood pressure, the mean daily blood pressure and various complications of pregnancy in patients presenting with severe pre-eclampsia before 34 weeks' ...
Early pre-eclampsia: What proportion of women qualify for expectant management and if not, why not?
Objective: To determine what proportion of women with early pre-eclampsia qualify for expectant management and the magnitude of factors excluding this approach. Study design: A prospective case series with continuous data ...
Late onset preeclampsia is not an innocuous condition
Objective: To describe the profile and outcome of late-onset preeclampsia (LOPE). Methods. Retrospective study of 264 singleton pregnancies presenting before delivery at two referral centres in South Africa. Results: ...
Are early and late preeclampsia distinct subclasses of the diseasewhat does the placenta reveal
Objective. To compare histopathological differences in placentas from early- and late-onset preeclampsia, as well as late-onset preeclampsia and normal term deliveries. Methods. This prospective study was performed at ...
Is the prophylactic administration of magnesium sulphate in women with pre-eclampsia indicated prior to labour?
Objective: To determine whether prophylactic magnesium sulphate is necessary to prevent eclampsia and associated complications among women with pre-eclampsia prior to labour. Design: Case series. Setting: Tertiary referral ...
Are affluent, well-educated, career-orientated women knowledgeable users of the oral contraceptive pill?
Objective: Studies have shown poor knowledge of oral contraceptives among women attending government health clinics and women in rural areas. Little is known about the level of contraceptive knowledge in educated, affluent, ...
Is pre-eclampsia less common in patients with HIV/AIDS?
HIV/AIDS and pre-eclampsia are very important diseases in developing countries. There is uncertainty as to whether HIV lowers the rate of pre-eclampsia. As existing studies are either small or retrospective, there exists ...
Collection of fetal cells in cervical secretions without ultrasound guidance
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Pre-eclampsia, mechanical heart valve prosthesis and prematurity
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Non-elective caesarean section: How long do we take to deliver?
This study measured the decision to delivery time intervals in non-elective caesarean sections and compared them to the 30-min interval suggested by international literature. It also evaluated fetal outcome. A 3-month ...