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January 03
Hoppe published in Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

 
Kara Hoppe, DO, MS, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, published a new study in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

The article “Longitudinal blood pressure patterns of women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: preconception through postpartumdetails a retrospective study on nearly 900 people diagnosed with hypertension disorders of pregnancy, using blood pressure measurements taken at 47 points from preconception through the postpartum period:

This study data could be used to develop evidence-based recommendations for women with an HDP. Diastolic BPs remaining significantly higher than the preconception level indicates the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease. In our cohort, 26% of women had unresolved hypertension by PPD42, which reinforces the necessity to ensure long-term follow-up.”

Read the whole study here.

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