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Pregnancy Post-Donation Includes Risk

Per a study from March 2016:

 

“A concern for donation-related risk was recently confirmed in an 11-year cohort study of 85 female donors and 510 healthy non-donors who were carefully matched on baseline risk factors. Donors were 2.4 times more likely to be diagnosed with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia compared with healthy non-donors.”

The confirmation above refers to prior studies that have also come to this same conclusion. Search the blog for other pregnancy related posts.

 

 

Sontrop, J., & Garg, A. (2016). Considerations for Living Kidney Donation Among Women of Childbearing Age: Evidence from Recent Studies Current Transplantation Reports, 3 (1), 10-14 DOI: 10.1007/s40472-016-0082-0

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