Pre eclampsia Education


Pre-eclampsia is a serious multi-system complication of pregnancy, occurring in 3-5% of pregnancies, and it is one of the leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide.1-3 The landmark multicentre, prospective study – PROGNOSIS (Prediction of short-term outcome in pregnant women with suspected pre-eclampsia study) – demonstrated that the Elecsys® sFlt-1/PlGF ratio test can aid in the short term prediction of pre-eclampsia and, together with other clinical information, enables clinicians to rule out pre-eclampsia with high confidence for at least 1 week.4-5


Assessment of pre-eclampsia: learn from the experts

In this section you will find presentations from:

  • Recent advances in the assessment of pre-eclampsia recorded on 11th March 2021
  • Dr Sofia Cerdeira on the change in clinical practice in the assessment of pre-eclampsia at the John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Toni Brunt on PIGF - based testing at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals for the assessment of pre-eclampsia



Learn from the experts


  1. Verlohren, S., et al. (2012). Am J Obstet Gynecol 206(1), e1-8
  2. Verlohren, S., et al. (2010). Am J Obstet Gynecol 202(161), e1-11
  3. Verlohren, S., et al. (2014). Hypertension 63(2), 346-352
  4. Hund, M., et al. (2014). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 14, 324
  5. Zeisler, H., et al. (2016). N Engl J Med 374(1), 13-22