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Ambulatory blood pressure in pregnancy and fetal growth.

Authors
  • Churchill, D
  • Perry, I J
  • Beevers, D G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lancet (London, England)
Publication Date
Jan 04, 1997
Volume
349
Issue
9044
Pages
7–10
Identifiers
PMID: 8988114
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is a continuous inverse association between fetal growth and maternal blood pressure, throughout the range seen in normal pregnancy. Maternal blood pressure may be an important confounding factor in the reported associations between fetal growth retardation and adult hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

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