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Congenital heart defects and preeclampsia

Association between maternal preeclampsia and congenital heart defect in the offspring.

The prevalence of severe congenital heart defects is increased among newborns of mothers who experienced preeclampsia during pregnancy, especially if the preeclampsia was early onset.

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This is the main finding of a new study by Kristoffer Brodwall and coworkers at IGS.