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High blood pressure & pregnancy: an introduction

Ismawi, Hidayatul Radziah and Mohd Zainudin, Maizura and Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida (2022) High blood pressure & pregnancy: an introduction. Malaysian Integrated Medical Professionals Association, Sabah.

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Hypertension is the leading chronic cardiovascular disease (CVD) affecting 5.8 million Malaysians. The prevalence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) in Malaysia is approximately 23.3 per 1000 live births. HDP can cause both maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality. It is also an independent risk factor of CVD with endothelial dysfunction postulated as the main pathophysiology.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics > RG551 Pregnancy
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Basic Medical
Depositing User: Dr Hidayatul Radziah Ismawi
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2022 14:37
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2022 14:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/100040

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