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pre-eclampsia

(ˌpriːɪˈklæmpsɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a toxic condition of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, abnormal weight gain, and oedema. Compare eclampsia
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Noun1.pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
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pre-eclampsia

[ˌpriːɪˈklæmpsɪə] Npre-eclampsia f

pre-eclampsia

n (Med) → Präeklampsie f (spec)
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The findings could lead to inclusion of the doppler study of uterine arteries in routine anomaly scan for timely diagnosis of pre eclampsia, thus reducing perinatal morbidity and mortality.
Blaauw et al also compared the ultrasonographic findings of IMT in 22 pregnant women with early-onset pre eclampsia with 22 matched controls and showed an increased IMT of the common femoral and carotid artery compared with the normal pregnancy group even after adjusting confounders (25).
Table 1: Comparison of Serum Bilirubin in Mild PIH, Pre Eclampsia and Eclampsia Study Group No.
Conclusions: T-A haplotype of homozygous associated with pre eclampsia not heterozygous carriers of ESR 1 PvuII and XbaI gene polymorphisms elicited high risk of pre-eclampsia.
TNF-[alpha] in mild and severe pre eclampsia than normal pregnancy and also, these results suggest that these markers are increased more in severe pre-eclampsia than mild pre-eclampsia.
In UK, the incidence of severe pre eclampsia is 5/1000 maternities (4), while the incidence of eclampsia is 4.
This study focuses to identify fundal changes occurring in pre eclampsia and any association with fetal outcome.