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Revista Médica La Paz

versión On-line ISSN 1726-8958

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RUIZ DOMINGUEZ, Rosario  y  GIL SEOANE, Rocio. POST- PARTUM BLOOD HYPERTENSION. Rev. Méd. La Paz [online]. 2014, vol.20, n.1, pp.28-33. ISSN 1726-8958.

Objective: To determine the prevalence and duration of postpartum hypertension in patients with pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia and hypertension in the postpartum on set, associated risk factors and treatment regimen used. Material and methods: It is an observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study in 196 pregnant women and hypertensive, hospitalized in the high risk obstetric services, intensive care unit, physiological and pathological postpartum. All data were processed with statistical packages SPSS 15.0 and Epi Info 3.5, the description was made by means of frequencies and total percentages. Results: The prevalence of postpartum hypertension was 78.9%, most of the patients kept the blood pressure between 2 to 4 weeks postpartum, in all cases associating changes in the lifestyle with drug treatment, most combining two antihypertensive drugs, usually calcium antagonist with methyldopa. Conclusions: The prevalence of postpartum hypertension is high; these patients should be discharged after the fourth day postpartum and followed externally for the three months postpartum to prevent cardiovascular complications.

Palabras clave : Postpartum hypertension; prevalence; duration of hypertension; risk factors; therapeutic regimens.

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