Pregnancy and Preeclampsia Are Associated With Acute Adverse Peripheral Arterial Events

Originally published 15 Oct 2020 | Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

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Acute peripheral arterial events, such as aortic dissection, carotid artery dissection, vertebral artery dissection, and ruptured renoviseral aneurysms, have been reported during pregnancy in case series, but there is a paucity of population-based data. This study sought to establish pregnancy and preeclampsia as risk factors for acute peripheral arterial events.

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