ASSOCIATION OF LATERAL IMPLANTATION OF PLACENTA WITH DEVELOPMENT OF PRE - ECLAMPSIA : A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
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Rajeswary Pillay, Sanam P
2015 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare  
Pre-eclampsia is a complex clinical syndrome involving multiple systems organs and still remains the principal cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. A USS was done between 18-20 weeks for 100 uncomplicated primigravidae to decipher placental location and followed up till delivery to look for development of hypertension. RESULTS: On follow up, 21 women (66%) in the lateral placenta group developed hypertension while only 7 (10%) developed hypertension in central placenta
more » ... Of the total 28 patients who developed hypertension, 21 had lateral placenta which accounts to 75%, which is statistically significant with p value of <0.001.
doi:10.18410/jebmh/2015/213 fatcat:wyzziosamjemvd3igfvrng7bwe