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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 ...
Fetal brain sonography and fetal heart rate patterns in the preterm fetus
Objective: The objective of the study was to study whether peri- and intraventricular echodensities in the brain of fetuses at risk for preterm birth are associated with changes in fetal heart rate (FHR) parameters. Study ...
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 effects of atosiban on abnormal fetal heart rate patterns
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Nucleated red blood cells in fetuses delivered for early onset severe pre-eclampsia
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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 ...
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 ...
Maternal and fetal single nucleotide polymorphisms in the epoxide hydrolase and gluthatione S-transferase P1 genes are not associated with pre-eclampsia in the Coloured population of the Western Cape, South Africa
Oxidative stress is thought to play an important role in the pathophysiology of pre-eclampsia. A defect in certain enzymes responsible for detoxification may cause prolonged exposure to reactive by-products and contribute ...