Now showing items 1-10 of 36
Blood pressure patterns in pregnant patients on oral ketanserin
Background. Ketanserin, a selective serotonin-2 receptor antagonist, decreases systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in non-pregnant patients with hypertension, but not in normotensive subjects. ...
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 ...
Nucleated red blood cells in fetuses delivered for early onset severe pre-eclampsia
[No abstract available]
The addition of a diuretic to anti-hypertensive therapy for early severe hypertension in pregnancy
[No abstract available]
Placental histology related to fetal brain sonography
Background: Chronic hypoxia and inflammatory processes can induce placental disturbances that may indirectly lead to perinatal brain injury. Objective: To study histological features of the placenta in relation to echogenicity ...
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 ...
Routine or computerized cardiotocography in severe preeclampsia? a randomized controlled trial
To determine whether the reported saving in time required for fetal heart rate monitoring when using a computerized system of surveillance could also be achieved in patients with severe early onset preeclampsia who were ...