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The impact of increasing severity of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy on cardiovascular structure and function and the role of echocardiography in predicting the development of adverse outcome

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Our study evaluates the use of LVEF values as a predictor of development of adverse fetomaternal outcomes and the association of changes in cardiovascular function in relation with NT pro BNP levels


Writing this paper has made me realize the impact that hypertensive disorders of pregnancy can have on maternal and fetal outcome. The study has made me realise the need for paying attention to the cardiovascular health so as to prevent development of adverse cardiac outcomes in postpartum period

Shivani Verma
Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital

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This page is a summary of: Left ventricular function and N‐terminal pro b‐type natriuretic peptide levels in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: A prospective observational study, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, March 2022, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/ijgo.14182.
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