Farname Inc. in collaboration with Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Authors

1 Department of obstetrics and gynecology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

3 Department of Urogynecology, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran

Abstract

Preeclampsia (PE) is a major complication of pregnancy worldwide. Doppler ultrasound of maternal arteries, including uterine and ophthalmic arteries (OA), plays an important role in determining individuals progressing PE. The aim of this study is to compare OA indices in pregnant women with a diagnosis of PE and women without it. Out of 148 included participants, 48 cases progressed to PE at 35 to 37 weeks of gestation and 100 cases did not have PE at the same gestational age. All OA parameters including (First and second peak systolic velocities (PSV), Second to first PSV Ratio (PR) and Pulsatility Index (PI) in each eye; as well as, the average of these indices in both eyes) were assessed. PR and PI between the two eyes were statistically different in those with PE.

 

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