Timing and Risk Factors of Postpartum Stroke.
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York; the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; and the Department of Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
- Published Article
Obstetrics and gynecology
- Publication Date
Dec 04, 2017
Although patients with chronic hypertension and hypertensive diseases of pregnancy are at higher risk of postpartum stroke, they account for a minority of such strokes. The majority of readmissions for postpartum stroke occur within 10 days of discharge; optimal blood pressure management may be particularly important during this period.
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