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oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The use of dihydralazine infusion in the management of severe hypertension in pregnancy

Volume 32, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176

 

Abstract

A ten per cent dihydralazine infusion was used to control severe hypertension of pregnancy in 30 patients with diastolic blood pressure of 110 mm Hg or higher. Adequate control (i.e. diastolic 100 mm Hg) was achieved in all patients. Seventy-five percent of those infants found to be growth retarded following delivery had demonstrated fetal heart rate abnormalities during concomitant monitoring of the fetal heart rate and lowering of the maternal blood pressure.

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1986-06-01
2019-12-16

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