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Hypertension in pregnancy & women of childbearing

Post by caryn » Fri Oct 02, 2009 07:12 am

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy reflect endometrial endothelial dysfunction/abnormalities and systemic endothelial dysfunction, which might predict future cardiovascular disease in these young women, prompting early preventive measures.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19786154

It's just a review article, but it's an excuse for me to remind everyone that we're at higher risk for poor cardiac outcomes, so talk to your internists about routine monitoring and any lifestyle modifications you might want to make.

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