Pregnancy Hypertens 2016 Oct 18;6(4):300-305. Epub 2016 Jun 18.
Department of Woman, Mother and Neonate, Buzzi Children's Hospital, Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Milan, Via Castelvetro 32, 20154 Milan, Italy.
Objective: The aim is to evaluate if maternal cardiovascular indices, in the first trimester of pregnancy, might be useful to differentiate women who develop different hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP).
Study Design: Method: 1399 pregnant women attending screening for chromosomal aneuploidies were recruited. The following parameters were measured: Doppler Velocimetry of uterine arteries; Peripheral blood pressure; Aortic Pressure derived from applanation tonometry. Read More