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Blood Pressure in Healthy Pregnancy and Factors Associated With No Mid-Trimester Blood Pressure Drop: A Prospective Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND: The well-known mid-trimester drop in blood pressure (BP) during normal pregnancy was recently questioned. OBJECTIVE: To describe longitudinal changes in BP during healthy pregnancies and to investigate factors associated with no mid-trimester drop in BP. METHODS: A prospective cohort with 158 healthy pregnant women was followed up in a public health care center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We used linear mixed-effects models to estimate longitudinal changes in systolic BP (SBP) and ...

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10.1093/ajh/hpu204

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Journal:
American journal of hypertension
Publication date:
2014-11-05
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EISSN:
1941-7225
ISSN:
0895-7061
URN:
uuid:adb52a35-c2c7-49b1-84fa-365885a579ef
Source identifiers:
490970
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pubs:490970

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