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ALLMedicine™ Acute Fatty Liver Of Pregnancy Center

Research & Reviews  116 results

Obstetric Disorders and Critical Illness.
Clinics in Chest Medicine; Griffin KM, Oxford-Horrey C et. al.

Sep 19th, 2022 - In this article, we discuss some of the more common obstetric-related conditions that can lead to critical illness and require management in an ICU. These include the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, postpartum hemorrhage, hemolysis, elevated ...

A 24-Year-Old Woman Presenting in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy with Nausea, Vomitin...
The American Journal of Case Reports; Naothavorn W, Thanapongpibul C et. al.

Aug 25th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a rare obstetric emergency that most commonly occurs in the third trimester and has high mortality rates for the mother and fetus. AFLP is a diagnosis of exclusion supported by identifying 6 or m...

Pregnancy-Related Acute Kidney Injury: Do We Know What to Do?
Nephron Shah S, Verma P

Jul 7th, 2022 - Pregnancy-related AKI is a global health problem and is associated with a higher risk of both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. Risk factors for developing AKI during pregnancy include older age, history of preeclampsia, and comorbiditie...

Acute Liver Failure.
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.
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 ...

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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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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