Risk of post-pregnancy hypertension in women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: nationwide cohort study.

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Behrens, Ida; Basit, Saima; Melbye, Mads; Lykke, Jacob A; Wohlfahrt, Jan; Bundgaard, Henning; Thilaganathan, Baskaran; Boyd, Heather A;
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Journal: volume 358issn: 0959-8146, eissn: 1756-1833
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5506851, doi: 10.1136/bmj.j3078
  • Subject: Blood Pressure | Risk Assessment | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | Parity | Pregnancy | Stillbirth | Young Adult | Middle Aged | Research | Denmark | Disease Susceptibility | Cohort Studies | Journal Article | Adult | Female | Humans | Hypertension | Incidence | Proportional Hazards Models | Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced

<p>Objectives To determine how soon after delivery the risk of post-pregnancy hypertension increases in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and how the risk evolves over time.Design Nationwide register based cohort study.Setting Denmark.Populations 482 972 pr... View more
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