Etiopathogenesis of hypertension in pregnant women
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Katedra i Klinika Ginekologii Endokrynologicznej, Wydział Lekarski w Katowicach Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Katowicach
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Marta Maksym   

Katedra i Klinika Ginekologii Endokrynologicznej, Wydział Lekarski w Katowicach Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Katowicach, ul. Medyków 14, 40-752 Katowice, tel. +48 32 789 40 00
Ann. Acad. Med. Siles. 2015;69:69-75
Hypertension during pregnancy is one of the most severe complications of pregnancy and can cause materno-foetal morbidity and mortality. Research on preventing pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia and eclampsia has been gaining interest in recent years. However, due to the unknown etiology of these diseases, their prevention is currently not possible. The aim of this article is to explore current data on the etiopathogenesis of the aforementioned afflictions, as well as on the possibilities for their early diagnosis in pregnant women.
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