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Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced

"Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 127 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.