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Babies, pre-eclamptic mothers and grandparents: a three-generation phenotyping study.

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OBJECTIVES: Pre-eclampsia (PE) is associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in later life. Daughters of PE mothers have an increased risk of developing the disease; recent epidemiological data suggest a (grand)paternal contribution. We have directly studied the parents of 673 women with stringently defined PE in relation to their daughters' disease. METHODS: (Grand)parental medical history, current medication and blood pressure (using an Omron 705 automated monitor) we...

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Journal:
Journal of hypertension
Volume:
25
Issue:
4
Pages:
849-854
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1473-5598
ISSN:
0263-6352
URN:
uuid:94c7f9af-4db8-4e18-a803-ac3d0923f9b4
Source identifiers:
105699
Local pid:
pubs:105699

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