Obstetrics & Gynecology: Preeclampsia

by Mala Arora, Asha Rijhsinghani, Baha M Sibai

This book focuses on the “World Clinics Obstetrics and Gynecology: Preeclampsia”. In patients diagnosed with preeclampsia, prevention of complications such as eclampsia, Hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets (HELLP) syndrome, and acute kidney injury are essential. This involves frequent monitoring of blood pressure and maternal blood indices like platelet count, liver and kidney function tests, judicious use of medications, and appropriate interventions. Hypertension is the hallmark of preeclampsia and its early recognition and treatment is the goal of antenatal care. It can rapidly progress from mild to severe with multiorgan involvement. The information given in the book is elaborative yet it is concise and to the point. The book “World Clinics Obstetrics and Gynecology: Preeclampsia” is comprised total 10 chapters. This book provides lucid and comprehensive understanding on the screening strategies for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, angiogenic factors in preeclampsia, preeclampsia with severe features remote from term, eclampsia, medical management of preeclampsia and role of magnesium sulfate, role of low dose and single loading dose of magnesium sulfate in eclampsia, HELLP syndrome, kidney disease and preeclampsia, postpartum care and long-term outcomes and preventive strategies for pregnancy induced hypertension.

Book Series: World Clinics


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Arora Mala
FoGsi Quiz Committee; Faridabad Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society; Noble Hospital, India
2. Rijhsinghani Asha
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
3. Sibai Baha M The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, United States
ISBN 9789386150042
Speciality Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12970
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 159
Book Type Professional


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