Tag Archives: Pre-eclampsia

Did Lady Sybil Have to Die?

Last week one of the most popular shows on television, “Downtown Abbey,” had one of its main characters, sweet Lady Sybil, die suddenly and without warning as a result of preeclampsia. Those of us who work in Obstetrics are well … Continue reading

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome

  Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune disorder that can harm pregnancy by increasing the risk of blood clots and decreasing circulation to the fetus. 70% of individuals with APS are female, and it is fairly common to be found … Continue reading

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Signs and Symptoms of Preeclampsia. I recently returned from the Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. It’s our yearly meeting where all that’s new in ObGyn is discussed. I attended a program devoted to a … Continue reading

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