Dr Dominik Tacuri-Strasser is working at consultant internal medicine, nephrology and diabetology at Ortenau-Klinikum Offenburg, Germany since 2008. He is a Member of Nephrologisches Zentrum Offenburg, Germany since 2012. He did Medical specialist training at Ortenau-Klinikum Offenburg and Freiburg University-hospital, Germany
Arterial hypertension is common in pregnant women with impact on both, mother and child. Classification of arterial hypertension in pregnancy, the pathophysiological background and overlap with preeclampsia and HELLP-syndrome are reviewed. Moreover, differential diagnosis especially in the context of acute kidney injury important diagnostic tools and therapeutical concepts are presented.