Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia ‘up risk of HFpEF admissions’

The hypertensive disorders also raise the risk of later HFrEF, researchers find
Reuters Health

Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia more than double the risk of hospitalisation for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the decade following pregnancy, a large cohort study shows.

This was independent of traditional risk factors, the US authors say, and cements the role of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy for future cardiovascular disease.