A population-based study of preeclampsia and eclampsia in Ecuador: ethnic, geographical and altitudes differences

Abstract Background In Ecuador eclampsia and preeclampsia were identified as the third cause of maternal death. Like other Latin-American countries, Ecuador has human settlements living from 0 to more than 4000 m of altitude and comprising a wide ethnic-diversity across all these altitude changes. T...

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Main Authors: Eduardo Tejera, Maria Eugenia Sánchez, Aquiles R. Henríquez-Trujillo, Yunierkis Pérez-Castillo, Marco Coral-Almeida
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-02-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-021-03602-1