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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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Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: a clinical study of 12 episodes in 11 patients.
Twelve episodes of acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) were diagnosed in 11 patients during the past 18 years in a general hospital in Santiago, Chile, with a prevalence of 1 per 15,900 deliveries.Expand
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Effects of ursodeoxycholic acid in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy
The efficacy and safety of ursodeoxycholic acid in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy was investigated in an open pilot study. Five patients received 1 gm/day of ursodeoxycholicExpand
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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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Tratamiento laparoscópico de la úlcera duodenal perforada.
Resumen Objetivo Analizar los resultados obtenidos en los pacientes intervenidos de ulcera duodenal perforada por via laparoscopica. Pacientes y metodo Quince pacientes intervenidos consecutivamenteExpand
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PREVALENCE OF INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS OF PREGNANCY IN CHILE
The prevalence of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy was studied immediately postpartum in 869 women from three distant Chilean cities differing in climate and food supply. Cholestatic jaundice ofExpand
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S‐Adenosyl‐L‐methionine in the treatment of patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: A randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study with negative results
S‐Adenosyl‐L‐methionine has been reported to induce beneficial effects in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. Because cholestasis of pregnancy has a high prevalence in Chile and a deleteriousExpand
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Idiopathic cholestasis of pregnancy in a large kindred.
A past history of idiopathic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) was detected in 10 out of the 32 multiparous women in the last two generations of a large kindred. The affected women are distributed inExpand
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