Prenatal and postnatal cardiac development in offspring of hypertensive pregnancies
Background Pregnancy complications such as preterm birth and fetal growth restriction are associated with altered prenatal and postnatal cardiac development. We studied whether there were changes related specifically to pregnancy hypertension.Expand abstract
Methods and Results Left and right ventricular volumes, mass, and function were assessed at birth and 3 months of age by echocardiography in 134 term‐born infants. Fifty‐four had been born to mothers who had normotensive pregnancy and 80 had a ...
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