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VOLUME 7, ISSUE 1
January-March 2018
 
Abstract

Study of Clinical Profile of 70 Cases of Hypertension in Pregnancy

Meghal Anadkat1 , Hemangini Chaudhari2

1Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine, P.D.U. Government Medical College and Civil Hospital, Rajkot -360001, Gujarat 2Corresponding Author, Resident M.D. (General medicine), Department of General Medicine, P.D.U. Government Medical College and Civil Hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat, India.

ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy & their complications are one of the most common cause of maternal morbidity in world. In India the incidence of Hypertension is reported to be 8-10% of the pregnancies. METHODS: prospective study of 70 cases of hypertension in pregnancy during the period from July 2015 to July 2017. RESULTS: Regular ANC visits and follow up in patients of pregnancy with hypertension will reduce the morbidity and mortality in nearly 70-75 %. CONCLUSION: Early detection of Hypertension, timely treatment & regular follow up can improve maternal morbidity & decrease the incidence of hypertension & prevention of complication related to Hypertension.

Keywords: hypertension, pregnancy, morbidity, mortality, treatment


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