Is There a ‘Preeclampsia-Like’ Syndrome in Pregnant Women with COVID-19?
There is overlapping symptomatology between preeclampsia (PE) and COVID-19 including liver injury and coagulopathy
Being able to differentiate between the two could have significant implications for clinical care as PE with severe features usually requires delivery
Mendoza et al. (BJOG, 2020) sought to investigate pregnancies with COVID-19 and determine, based on clinical, ultrasound and biochemical findings if patients with true PE vs ‘PE-like’ features could be distinguished
Prospective observational study
Tertiary referral hospital
Confirmed or suspected COVID-19
Classified in to two groups: Severe vs nonsevere COVID-19, based on presence of severe pneumonia
Aside from clinical outcomes, the following ultrasound and biochemical parameters were also assessed in patients with suspected PE
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