PRE-ECLAMPSIA: Screening and aspirin therapy for prevention of pre-eclampsia

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Abstract

Aspirin therapy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia in unselected women is minimally effective. New data suggest that use of a screening strategy based on clinical, biochemical and biophysical factors to identify those at high risk of pre-term pre-eclampsia could improve the efficacy of preventive aspirin therapy.

Refers to Rolnik, D. L. et al. Aspirin versus placebo in pregnancies at high risk for preterm preeclampsia. N. Engl. J. Med.377, 613-622 (2017)

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