Pathophysiology of preeclampsia

L. C. Gilstrap, N. F. Gant

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Abstract

In summary, the major pathophysiologic event that occurs in women with preeclampsia or pregnancy-induced hypertension is vasospasm. In turn, vasospasm leads to a wide range of dysfunction in many organ systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Perinatology
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Gilstrap, L. C., & Gant, N. F. (1990). Pathophysiology of preeclampsia. Seminars in Perinatology, 14(2), 147-151.