Multicenter impact analysis of a model for predicting recurrent early-onset preeclampsia: A before-after study

S. M. van Kuijk*, Denise Delahaije, C. D. Dirksen, H. C. Scheepers, M. E. Spaanderman, W. Ganzevoort, J. J. Duvekot, M. A. Oudijk, M. G. van Pampus, L. L. Peeters, L. J. Smits

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Abstract

Objective: This study aims to determine the impact of using a prediction model for recurrent preeclampsia to customize antenatal care in subsequent pregnancies. Methods: We compared care consumption, pregnancy outcomes, and self-reported health state of two risk-based subgroups, and compared these to a reference group receiving standard care. Results: We included a total of 311 women from 12 hospitals. Compared to standard care, recurrence-risk guided care did not lead to different outcomes or self-perceived health. Conclusion: Our study exemplifies that recurrence-risk-based stratification of antenatal care in former preeclampsia patients is feasible; it does not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-54
JournalHypertension in Pregnancy
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • validation
  • recurrence
  • prediction model
  • preeclampsia
  • Impact

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