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Ursodeoxycholic acid in the treatment of cholestasis of pregnancy: a randomized, double-blind study controlled with placebo.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Intense pruritus and the risk of stillbirths and premature deliveries justify the search for an effective pharmacologic treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. This studyExpand
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Prevalence of Loxosceles laeta in houses in central Chile.
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The Enigma of Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: Lessons from Chile
  • H. Reyes
  • Medicine
  • Hepatology
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Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in twin pregnancies.
To clarify whether the increase in estrogen levels occurring during twin pregnancies (TP) is associated with a greater risk of developing intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), we followed upExpand
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Diagnostic value of tachypnoea in pneumonia defined radiologically
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether sensitivity and specificity of tachypnoea for the diagnosis of pneumonia change with age, nutritional status, or duration of disease. METHODS Diagnostic testing of 110Expand
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Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: a past and present riddle.
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a pregnancy-specific disorders that occurs mainly in the third trimester of pregnancy and is characterized by pruritus and elevated bile acid levels.Expand
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Ursodeoxycholic acid in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
Abstract: Objective: To assess the efficacy of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) and in the outcome of pregnancy.
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Prevalence of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in La Paz, Bolivia.
Abstract A past history of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy—either as cholestatic jaundice or as pruritus gravidarum—was inquired in 304 pregnant women examined in La Paz, Bolivia. PruritusExpand
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Profiles of bile acids and progesterone metabolites in the urine and serum of women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
BACKGROUND/AIMS AND METHODS The etiology of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (JCP) is unknown. We have performed comprehensive chromatographic and mass spectrometric analyses of progesteroneExpand
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