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Rojas CM
Manejo de las convulsiones eclámpticas
Rev Med Cos Cen 2015; 72 (616)

Language: Español
References: 11
Page: 545-550
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Eclampsia is a complication of rare but serious pregnancy, affects 1 in 2000 births in Europe and 1 in 1700 births in low- and middle-income causing 10% of maternal deaths11. It is characterized by tonicclonic seizures manifest as not related to brain conditions; their pathophysiological mechanisms remain unknown and although there are several theories that talk about the functional disorder of multiple organ systems none have been proven. Summarized and supports the main management postulating eclamptic seizures based on the importance of the use of magnesium sulfate for the prevention and control of this disease.

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