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Management of liver disease during pregnancy.
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PMID:  21387233     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Background: Several liver diseases can be observed during pregnancy. Some are proper to pregnancy and others are not. Aim: To study and to analyze the different liver diseases encountered during pregnancy and describe their management. Methods: Retrospective study of 97 patients having a liver disease during their pregnancy, the cases were managed in the department "C" of obstetrics and newborn of Tunis. Results: The prevalence of hepatopathy associated to pregnancy was 1.61 in our study. The mean term was 35 weeks of amenorrhea. 45% of labors were induced prematurily. 21 patients were transferred to intensive care unit after delivery due to the severity of their pathology. No maternal death was noted. Conclusion: The better comprehension of physiopathology of this association can help to improve the patients care.
Dorra Zeghal; Anis Louati; Sami Mahjoub; Imen Mediouni; Rim Ben Hmid; Faouzia Zouari
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  La Tunisie médicale     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0041-4131     ISO Abbreviation:  Tunis Med     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
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Created Date:  2011-03-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0413766     Medline TA:  Tunis Med     Country:  Tunisia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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