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Hypertension in pregnancy and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: a prospective study in a large UK cohort

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Many studies investigating long-term vascular disease risk associated with hypertensive pregnancies examined risks in relatively young women among whom vascular disease is uncommon. We examined the prospective relation between a history of hypertension during pregnancy and coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in middle-aged UK women. Methods: In 1996-2001, 1.1 million parous women (mean age=56 years) without vascular disease at baseline reported their history of hype...

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10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.07.170

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cardiology Journal website
Volume:
22
Pages:
1012-1018
Publication date:
2016-07-05
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ISSN:
1874-1754
URN:
uuid:566e0605-341a-4eb4-9266-9b89af7d8835
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636312
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pubs:636312

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