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Original Research
A clinical and epidemiological study on eclampsia in the obstetrics and gynecology department of catania in the years 1978-1983
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1 Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fetal Medicine Unit - Vittorio Emanuele II Hospital
1 Catania University (Italy)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1985, 12(3-4), 55–57;
Published: 10 September 1985

From January 1978 to July 1983 22 patients have recovered from eclampsia in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department - Vitt. Emanuele II Hospital - Catania University. 64% of the patients had hypertension in pregnancy combined with edema in 92.85% of the cases (13 cases) and with proteinuria in 18% of the cases (4 cases). Eclampsia manifested itself before labour in 28.57% (6 cases), during labour in 19.05% (4 cases), in postpartum in 19.05% (4 cases) and in the successive three days after delivery in 33.33% (7 cases). Perinatal death rate was 11.28% and in all the cases it was due to intrauterine fetal death. In 22 patients treated there was a case of acute pulmonary edema and a case of maternal death.
Fetal mortality - maternal mortality
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