Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; Children's and Women's Hospital and Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; School of Population and Public Health, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Background: The majority of previous studies on severe preeclampsia, eclampsia, and hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count syndrome were hospital-based or included a relatively small number of women. Large, population-based studies examining gestational age-specific incidence patterns and risk factors for these severe pregnancy complications are lacking.
Objective: This study aimed to assess the gestational age-specific incidence rates and risk factors for severe preeclampsia, hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count syndrome, and eclampsia. Read More