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J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2003 Oct;29(5):339-42.

Cardiac failure caused by severe pre-eclampsia with placental abruption, and its treatment with anti-hypertensive drugs.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City Department of the University, Nagoya, Japan.

Abstract

Pre-eclampsia is the abnormality of blood circulation in late pregnancy, often caused by renal failure, hemolysis, elevated liver enzyme, low platelet syndrome, and eclampsia. We present a case of severe pre-eclampsia with placental abruption in a 24-year-old woman, pregnant for the first time. The patient was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, which came as a result of pre-eclampsia. Anti-hypertensive drugs were used for its treatment.

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14641706
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