Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 7th, 2005
"Cerebral imaging suggests that cerebral abnormalities in eclampsia (mostly vasogenic edema) are similar to those found in hypertensive encephalopathy. However, cerebral imaging is not necessary for the diagnosis or management of most women with eclampsia."
Baha M. Sibai, MD, University of Cincinnati, wrote, "The onset of eclamptic convulsions can be antepartum (38-53%), intrapartum (18-36%), or postpartum (11-44%). Recent data reveal an increase in the proportion of women who develop eclampsia beyond 48 hours after...
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