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Peripartum management of hypertension: a position paper of the ESC Council on Hypertension and the European Society of Hypertension

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Hypertensive disorders are the most common medical complications in the peripartum period associated with a substantial increase in morbidity and mortality. Hypertension in the peripartum period may be due to the continuation of pre-existing or gestational hypertension, de novo development of pre-eclampsia or it may be also induced by some drugs used for analgesia or suppression of postpartum haemorrhage. Women with severe hypertension and hypertensive emergencies are at high risk of life thr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ehjcvp/pvz082

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Oxford University Press
Journal:
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
384–393
Publication date:
2019-12-16
Acceptance date:
2019-12-10
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EISSN:
2055-6845
ISSN:
2055-6837
Pmid:
31841131
Language:
English
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pubs:1080175
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1080175
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2020-01-08

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