Study finds no link between prenatal test, pre-eclampsia

08/8/2010 | Reuters

Chorionic villus sampling, a prenatal test to identify genetic disorders in fetuses, does not increase the risk of high blood pressure, or pre-eclampsia, in pregnant women, according to U.K. researchers. In a study of more than 31,000 pregnant women, those who underwent CVS had similar rates of pre-eclampsia as those who did not get the test, the researchers found.

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