AJOG: Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Predicted 30-Year Risk of Maternal Cardiovascular Disease 2–7 Years After Delivery

OBJECTIVE:  To determine whether adverse pregnancy outcomes are associated with a higher predicted 30-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD; ie, coronary artery disease or stroke). METHODS:  This was a…

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AJOG Clinical Opinion: Toward the elimination of race-based medicine: replace race with racism as preeclampsia risk factor

Clinical Opinion: Toward the elimination of race-based medicine: replace race with racism as preeclampsia risk factor  Pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality continue to disproportionately affect birthing people who identify as Black….

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AJOG: Timing of cesarean delivery in women with ≥2 previous cesarean deliveries

ABSTRACT Background The rate of cesarean delivery is continuously increasing with the leading indication being a previous cesarean delivery. For women with 1 previous cesarean delivery, it is generally agreed…

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AJOG: SARS-COV-2 infection during pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection during pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, POPLINE, CINAHL, LILACS, and…

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AJOG: An integrated model of preeclampsia: a multifaceted syndrome of the maternal cardiovascular-placental-fetal array

Maternal tolerance of the semiallogenic fetus necessitates conciliation of competing interests. Viviparity evolved with a placenta to mediate the needs of the fetus and maternal adaptation to the demands of…

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Obstetrics & Gynecology: Strategies for Prescribing Aspirin to Prevent Preeclampsia – A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the cost effectiveness of various preeclampsia screening and aspirin prophylaxis strategies, including a strategy based on biomarker and ultrasound measures. METHODS: We designed a decision analysis to compare…

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ACOG: Systolic Hypertension, Preeclampsia-Related Mortality, and Stroke in California

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical characteristics of stroke and opportunities to improve care in a cohort of preeclampsia-related maternal mortalities in California. METHODS: The California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review retrospectively examined a…

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JOGNN: Translating Maternal Mortality Review Into Quality Improvement Opportunities in Response to Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California

OBJECTIVE: To describe quality improvement opportunities (QIOs) associated with the five leading causes of pregnancy-related death in California (cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia/eclampsia, hemorrhage, venous thromboembolism, and sepsis) and the methods by…

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ACOG: Use of Antihypertensive Medications During Delivery Hospitalizations Complicated by Preeclampsia

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate temporal trends in use of antihypertensive medications during delivery hospitalizations complicated by preeclampsia and risk of maternal stroke over the same time period. Click here to read the…

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Register now: March of Dimes: Saving Lives – Preventing Preeclampsia With Low-Dose Aspirin Webinar on January 8, 2018

Preeclampsia accounts for 12% – 16% of maternal deaths in the United States, and 15% of preterm births. According to the US Preventive Services Task Force, an effective, inexpensive, and…

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