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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 …

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Mild Kidney Disease Tied to Pregnancy Risk

A comparison of 504 women with various stages of chronic kidney disease with 836 of a well-matched cohort revealed: in women with stage 1 CKD, the rate of caesarean section was 8.4% vs 70.1% for stage 2, 78.4% for stage 3, and 70.0% for stages 4 to 5 (P < .001). Preterm delivery rate was 23.5% for …

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Living Kidney Donors Face Higher Risk of Pre-Eclampsia During Pregnancy

A new study says that women who have donated a kidney are at higher risk of developing gestational hypertension or a potentially dangerous condition called pre-eclampsia during pregnancies that follow the donation. Women who have donated a kidney face an 11 per cent risk of developing one of these conditions; for women who have both …

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