- Subjects with pre-eclampsia defined as new hypertension with a diastolic BP of > or =
90 mmHg on two occasions separated by at least 4 hrs arising after 20 weeks of
pregnancy, associated with >500 mg/24 hr proteinuria. Subjects with pre-existing
hypertension (on treatment) need only fulfill proteinuria requirement.
- Gestational age 24-34 w
- Singleton pregnancy
- Where urgent delivery is indicated
- Where the fetus is suspected to have a structural or chromosomal abnormality