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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: January 2012

Chapter 124 - Preeclampsia

from Part 23 - Obstetric Anesthesia

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ACOG Practice Bulletin, No 33: Diagnosis and management of preeclampsia and eclampsia. Clinical Management Guidelines for Obstetrician–Gynecologists. January, 2002.
BosioPM, McKennaPJ, ConroyR, O'HerlihyC. Maternal central hemodynamics in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 1999; 94:978–984.
CoppageKH, SibaiBM. Hypertensive Emergencies. In: FoleyMR, StrongTH, GariteTJ, eds. Obstetric Intensive Care Manual. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2004:51–65.
HoodDD, CurryR. Spinal versus epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in severely preeclamptic patients: a retrospective survey. Anesthesiology 1999; 90:1276–1282.
IdamaTO, LindowSW. Magnesium sulphate: a review of clinical pharmacology applied to obstetrics. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1998; 105:260–268.
LevineRJ, MaynardSE, QianC, et al. Circulating angiogenic factors and the risk of preeclampsia. N Engl J Med 2004; 350:672–683.
MacKayAP, BergCJ, AtrashHI. Pregnancy related mortality from preeclampsia and eclampsia. Obstet Gynecol 2001; 97:533–553.
O'BrienJM, ShumateSA, SatchwellSL, et al. Maternal benefit of corticosteroid therapy in patients with HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count) syndrome: impact on the rate of regional anesthesia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002; 186:475–479.
PolleyLS. Hypertensive disorders. In: ChestnutDH, PolleyLS, TsenLC, WongCA, eds. Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby; 2009:975–1007.
Practice Guidelines for Obstetric Anesthesia: an updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Obstetric Anesthesia. Anesthesiology 2007; 106(4):843–863.
ShivalingappaV, ToporsianM, LamC, et al. Soluble endoglin contributes to the pathogenesis of preeclampsia. Nat Med 2006; 12:642–649.
SibaiBM, AklS, FairlieF, MorettiM. A protocol for managing severe preeclampsia in the second trimester. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1990; 163:733–738.
WallaceDH, LevenoKJ, CunninghamFG, et al. Randomized comparison of general and regional anesthesia for cesarean delivery in pregnancies complicated by severe preeclampsia. Obstet Gynecol 1995; 86:193–199.