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Stroke and Pregnancy
  1. C A Davie (c.davie{at}medsch.ucl.ac.uk)
  1. Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    1. P O'Brien
    1. University College London Hospitals, United Kingdom

      Abstract

      Pregnancy related stroke is fortunately a rare event. However when it occurs, there may be implications for management of the patient and delivery of the child. This article reviews the mechanisms and risk factors for stroke related to pregnancy, the presenting features, diagnosis and management of the different stroke types and the implications for pregnancy and delivery.

      • pregnancy
      • stroke

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