Cardiovascular impact of preeclampsia on mother and offspring
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...Expand abstract
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