• G. Capogna
  • D. Celleno
  • A. Zangrillo
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There is still controversy on the threshold level of arterial pressure at which the hypertension is said to be present. The International Society for the Study of Hypertension (ISSHO) defines hypertension in pregnancy as one reading of diastolic pressure exceeding 110 mmHg or two consecutive diastolic arterial pressures of 90 mmHg or greater at an interval of at least 4 hours [1].


Obstet Gynecol Epidural Analgesia Systemic Vascular Resistance Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Magnesium Sulphate 
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  • G. Capogna
  • D. Celleno
  • A. Zangrillo

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