Delivery vs Expectant Management for Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Previous studies that looked at optimal timing for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy combined
Different disorders and outcomes
Different inclusion and exclusion criteria
Bernardes et al. (Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2019) sought to overcome the problem of combining multiple disorders and outcomes by using individual participant data to assess optimal delivery timing for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Included studies that compared immediate delivery vs expectant management in women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
Used individual participant data
Pregnancies included (≥34 weeks)
Singleton or multiple
Deteriorating pre-existing hypertension
Maternal: Composite of HELLP and/or eclampsia
Secondary outcomes included other adverse maternal and neonatal events
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