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Cardiovascular impact of preeclampsia on mother and offspring

Abstract:

Preeclampsia is one of the leading causes of maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. Furthermore, women who have had preeclampsia have an increased risk of cardiovascular events over the next 10-15 years. Indeed, preeclampsia is associated with a four-fold increase in the risk of hypertension and double the risk of fatal and non fatal ischaemic heart disease and stroke.

In addition, offspring born to preeclampsia are more likely to have higher blood pressure from childhood and s...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Role:
Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Lazdam, M
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-02-24

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