Preeclampsia and HIV

In a large scale, retrospective cohort study, researchers found an increased risk of preeclampsia in HIV-positive pregnant women compared to those that were HIV-negative. Additionally, those on ARVs during pregnancy showed a higher risk compared with those who were not on ARVs during pregnancy.


Sansone M, Sarno L, Saccone G, Berghella V, Maruotti GM, Migliucci A, Capone A, Martinelli P. Risk of preeclampsia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jun;127(6):1027-32.



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