Help with how Hypertension effects Placenta Abruptio

  1. 0 I don't seem to understand how hypertension is a risk factor for placenta abruption. Does the high blood pressure decreased the circulation to the placenta somehow? What is the in hypertension that makes it a risk factor for placenta abruption?
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  3. Visit  CarolinaBlue profile page
    I think that hypertension would cause placental abruption because of the increased pressure on the vessel from the increased pumping caused by the hypertension. I'm not 100% sure though
  4. Visit  NicuGal profile page
    Think about what the vessels are doing during hypertension.
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  5. Visit  swansonplace profile page
    Sorry still don't get it.
  6. Visit  NicuGal profile page
    What does hypertension do to the vessels?
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  7. Visit  Esme12 profile page
    Quote from swansonplace
    Sorry still don't get it.
    What is HTN? What does it do to the body? What damage does it do? How would this effect the delicate membranes of the placenta.

    Teoo us what yoiu think and we will help you understand.

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