Gestational Hypertension & Preeclampsia

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Gestational Hypertension & Preeclampsia



Gestational Hypertension (gHTN) 

• BP > 140/90 

• Onset > 20 wks gestation 



Preeclampsia = gHTN + New Onset >= 1 

• Proteinuria (300 mg/24 hr) 

• Cr > 1.1 mg/dL or 2x 

• Thrombocytopenia 

• Elevated AST/ALT 

• Pulmonary edema 

• Cerebral/visual symptoms 



Eclampsia 

• Preeclampsia + Grand Mal Seizure 



HELLP Syndrome 

• Thrombocytopenia 

• Elevated AST/ALT 

• Hemolysis 



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