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ALLMedicine™ Acute Fatty Liver Of Pregnancy Center

Research & Reviews  113 results

Acute Liver Failure.
https://doi.org/10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000409
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly; Ledgerwood C, Villgran V et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - Acute liver failure (ALF) is a rare but life-threatening disease process that can result in rapidly progressive encephalopathy, elevated intracranial pressure, and multiorgan failure. In the United States, the 2 most common causes of ALF in the in...

Pregnancy-Associated Liver Diseases.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2022.01.060
Gastroenterology Terrault NA, Williamson C

Mar 12th, 2022 - The liver disorders unique to pregnancy include hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, and preeclampsia-associated hepatic impairment, specifically hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low ...

Timely identification and successful treatment of acute fatty liver of pregnancy withou...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8812678
Medicine Cao W, Chen T et. al.

Feb 5th, 2022 - Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a rare and potentially fatal complication that occurs in the third trimester or early postpartum period. The diagnosis of AFLP is based on typical clinical and laboratory features and imaging examinations. ...

Predictors of adverse maternal outcome in jaundiced pregnant women identified as having...
https://doi.org/10.1080/01443615.2021.2000943
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology : the Journal of Th... Natarajan T, Rengaraj S et. al.

Jan 25th, 2022 - We aimed to study the factors including model for end stage liver disease (MELD) score in predicting mortality in women with pregnancy-specific liver diseases (P-sLD). A total of 154 women with clinical jaundice were studied of which 138 women wer...

Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8635226
The American Journal of Case Reports; Ademiluyi A, Amakye DO et. al.

Nov 29th, 2021 - BACKGROUND Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a rare obstetric emergency resulting from microvesicular infiltration of the liver by fat, leading to liver failure. It usually presents at 36 weeks of gestation, and risk factors include twin pr...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Genetic Polymorphisms of ABCB11 and ABCB4 in Women With Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) and in Their First Degree Relatives
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04281082

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Introduction: ICP is commolnly manifested in the 2nd and especially in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Pathogenesis of ICP is multifactorial implicating genetic, environmental and hormonologic factors. Prevalence of ICP varies. In certain populati...

Usefulness of a Diagnostic Algorithm to Diagnose Thrombotic Microangiopathies in Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03580941

Jun 2nd, 2020 - Introduction Maternal mortality is an important indicator of a country level of development. Maternal death is considered as a death in pregnancy at any gestational age or up to 42 days postpartum, either by direct or indirect causes. The United N...

Liver Disease in Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03834285

Mar 27th, 2020 - The objectives of the study are as follows: Primary Objective: To determine the characteristic physiological and biological changes exhibited by females who develop the following liver diseases during pregnancy. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy Seve...

Promising Bimarker Prediction of Outcome of HELLP Syndrome.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03246542

Aug 11th, 2017 - When TTP/HUS does occur during pregnancy, they often are confused initially with obstetric diagnoses such as severe preeclampsia; hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets (HELLP) syndrome; acute fatty liver of pregnancy; eclampsia, and ...

Immature Platelet Fraction as a Promising Biomarker in Prediction Outcome of HELLP Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03232359

Jul 28th, 2017 - Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) syndromes are extraordinarily diverse. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) are the two most well known, and are considered to be the most serious. TTP-HUS occurs more commo...

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News  10 results

Updated Advice on Managing Liver Disease During Pregnancy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/885572

Sep 15th, 2017 - New Guidelines, New Diseases to Consider A recent guideline from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)[1] on the evaluation and management of liver disease occurring during pregnancy prompted me to reconsider a previous article of mine, L...

Updated Advice on Managing Liver Disease During Pregnancy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/885572_1

Sep 15th, 2017 - New Guidelines, New Diseases to Consider A recent guideline from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)[1] on the evaluation and management of liver disease occurring during pregnancy prompted me to reconsider a previous article of mine, L...

May 2017 Quiz 2
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/136409/may-2017-quiz-2

Apr 24th, 2017 - Q2: Answer: B Objective: Diagnose HELLP syndrome Rationale: This patient’s presentation and laboratory findings are consistent with HELLP syndrome – the syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets. HELLP is on the preeclampsia.

Liver Disease in Pregnancy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/781889_7

Apr 8th, 2013 - Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy Acute fatty liver of pregnancy is a cause of acute liver failure that can develop in the late second or third trimester. It occurs in approximately 1 in 16,000-20,000 pregnancies.[43] Maternal mortality is up to 20%,...

Pregnant Woman, 39, With Hypertension and New-Onset Proteinuria
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/72492/hepatology/pregnant-woman-39-hypertension-and-new-onset-proteinuria
Melanie S. Lehmann, RN, MSN, FNP-Bc

Feb 1st, 2013 - A 39-year-old black woman, gravida 1, para 0, with an intrauterine pregnancy of 34 weeks and three days (according to last menstrual period and nine-week ultrasound) presented to her Ob-Gyn office for a routine prenatal visit. She was found to hav.

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