Early onset preeclampsia and cerebral palsy: a double hit model? Academic Article uri icon


  • Background Cerebral palsy (CP) is a late sequel of pregnancy, and the role of preeclampsia is debatable. Objective The aims of this study were to determine the association between preeclampsia and cerebral palsy and to determine the risk factors for the development of cerebral palsy in these patients. Study Design A retrospective population-based cohort study was designed that included 229,192 singleton pregnancies. The study population was divided into 2 groups:(1) patients with preeclampsia (n= 9749) and (2) normotensive …

publication date

  • January 31, 2016