Pre Eclampsia Management

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About the Case Presentation


The management of pre-eclampsia involves careful monitoring and timely intervention to prevent complications for both the mother and the fetus. Initial management includes hospital admission for severe cases, regular monitoring of blood pressure, urine protein, and blood tests to assess kidney and liver function. Antihypertensive medications, such as labetalol or nifedipine, are used to control blood pressure, and magnesium sulfate is administered to prevent seizures. Corticosteroids may be given to accelerate fetal lung maturity if preterm delivery is anticipated. Delivery is the definitive treatment, with the timing dependent on the severity of the condition and gestational age, balancing the benefits of prolonging pregnancy against the risks of maternal and fetal complications. Postpartum follow-up is essential to monitor and manage any residual hypertension or organ dysfunction.

About the Speaker


Dr. Maitrayee Chennu

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Sankhya Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. Maitrayee Chennu is a highly skilled Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Sankhya Hospitals in Hyderabad. With several years of experience in her field, she has demonstrated a strong commitment to her professional growth and development.

Throughout her career, Dr. Chennu has pursued numerous opportunities for learning and skill development, staying up-to-date with the latest advances in her field. She has also sought out opportunities to share her knowledge and expertise with others, contributing to the professional growth of her colleagues and the broader medical community.Dr. Chennu’s dedication to her patients and her profession has earned her a reputation as a compassionate and highly competent physician, and she is a valuable asset to the team at Sankhya Hospitals.