Predictors of eclampsia in California

Tania F. Esakoff, Steve Rad, Richard Burwick, Aaron Caughey

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Objective: Eclampsia is a rare yet dangerous complication of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. The objective was to elucidate the predictors of eclampsia in a large cohort of pregnant women with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia.Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of 143 093 pregnancies with preeclampsia or gestational hypertension in California during 2005-2008 of which 1719 had eclampsia. Predictors included race/ethnicity, parity, chronic hypertension (CHTN), diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), preterm delivery

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1531-1535
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 18 2016


  • California
  • eclampsia
  • predictors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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