Placenta a reflection of pathogenesis of preclampsia and adverse perinatal outcomes

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What you'll learn

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy constitute a perplexing and clinically challenging group of pregnancy complications that are responsible for a substantial burden of illness in developed as well as underdeveloped countries of the world. They are a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity worldwide. read more »»

Approximately 72,000 pregnant women die every year because of eclampsia and severe preeclampsia. That amounts to nearly 200 women every day. Preeclampsia–eclampsia ranks second only to hemorrhage as a specific, direct cause of maternal death. The risk that a woman in a developing country will die of preeclampsia or eclampsia is about 300 times that of a woman in a developed country. This course will address the clinical significance and management of preeclampsia and its complications.

Who should attend?

  • OBGYN Specialists
  • Placental Biologist

Key concepts covered include:

Preeclampsia has always played a major role in maternal mortality and morbidity. The least we can do is to create awareness among the patients, expect alertness from our fellow obstetricians, and continue research to find the causes and new treatment modalities. It seems that we have come a full circle calling it toxemia of pregnancy 100 years back because it was thought that there were toxins in the blood and now again finding that there are subcellular soluble factors in the blood which may be the reason for this scourge. This course will address the clinical significance and management of preeclampsia and its complications.


Dr. Girija Wagh

Gynaecologist, Obstetrician & IVF Specialist, Cloudnine, India


Dr. Girija Wagh is a highly qualified obstetrician, gynaecologist, and certified fertility and IVF specialist based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Her expertise comprises of high-risk obstetrics and her extensive practice focuses on all gynaecological procedures including, but not limited to, fertilisation, impregnation and childbirth complications, advanced evidence-based pre/post-natal care, and support through the gestation period. The practice also constitutes of high-risk pregnancy procedures that include preventive care in gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, pre-term birth, and recurrent pregnancy loss.

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