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The pharmacokinetics of oral indoramin during pregnancy
The pharmacokinetics of indoramin (Baratol; Wyeth) and its active metabolite 6-hydroxyindoramin administered to 13 women as a single 37.5 mg dose of indoramin were compared under pregnant and post-partum conditions. No ...
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' ...
The optimal dosage of ketanserin for patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy
Objective: To establish the optimal dosage of ketanserin in the treatment of severe hypertension in pregnancy. Study design: A double blind prospective randomised controlled trail, comparing 10mg ketanserin given as ...
The addition of a diuretic to anti-hypertensive therapy for early severe hypertension in pregnancy
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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 ...
Hyperhomocysteinemia - A risk factor for abruptio placentae
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Evaluation of the use of umbilical artery Doppler flow studies and outcome of pregnancies at a secondary hospital
Objective. To investigate the use of a personal computer (PC)-based, continuous-wave Doppler machine by a trained midwife at a secondary hospital to assess umbilical artery flow velocity waveforms (FVW) in referred women. ...
Severe early onset pre-eclampsia: Prognostic value of ultrasound and Doppler assessment
Objective: Assess the prognostic value of ultrasound and Doppler parameters in severe preterm pre-eclampsia. Study design: Prospective cohort study in Cape Town, South Africa, involving 113 women with severe pre-eclampsia ...
The prevalence of congenital abnormalities in patients with positive contraction stress tests
Over a period of 10 years, 60,197 stress and nonstress tests were done in 25,313 patients. There were 229 (0.9%) positive tests. In 47.2% of patients who had positive tests, preeclampsia and hypertension were the indications ...
Prevalence of genital mycoplasmas, ureaplasmas and chlamydia in pregnancy
The study was designed to determine the prevalence of genital mycoplasmas, ureaplasmas and Chlamydia on women attending their first prenatal visit, in conjunction with pre-term labour or HIV status. For pre-term labour ...