How soon does the risk of hypertension increase after delivery?

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Takeaway

  • The risk of hypertension associated with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy is high immediately after an affected pregnancy and persists for more than 20 y.

Why this matters

  • Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (pre-eclampsia; eclampsia; haemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and l...