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Hypertension (HTN)

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the definitions of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. It also discusses the effects of hypertension on fetal complications. It discusses treatment of each disorder and the effects of these disorders on anesthetic management during labor.

Keywords

Result in fetal complications Chronic hypertension Gestational hypertension Preeclampsia Severe preeclampsia HELLP syndrome Eclampsia 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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