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Revista Peruana de Ginecología y Obstetricia

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GUEVARA RIOS, Enrique  and  MEZA SANTIBANEZ, Luis. Treatment of preeclampsia/eclampsia in Peru. Rev. peru. ginecol. obstet. [online]. 2014, vol.60, n.4, pp.385-394. ISSN 2304-5132.

Preeclampsia is a disease of pregnancy that affects mother and fetus and is responsible for a considerable proportion of maternal and perinatal deaths. It complicates 3 to 22% of pregnancies and is the second leading cause of maternal death in Peru with 32%, as well as the leading cause of maternal death at the National Maternal Perinatal Institute with 43%. A review of new contributions on severe preeclampsia and eclampsia management and treatment of one of its most serious complications liver rupture are done.

Keywords : Preeclampsia; eclampsia; HELLP syndrome.

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