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Selenium, zinc and copper plasma levels in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, in normal pregnancies and in healthy individuals, in Chile.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Low blood Se levels have been previously shown in normal pregnancies (third trimester) and significantly lower levels in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), in… Expand
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 up… Expand
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 deleterious… Expand
Sulfobromophthalein clearance tests before and after ethinyl estradiol administration, in women and men with familial history of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
To test the hypothesis that intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy represent an abnormal reaction to estrogens in genetically predisposed individuals, the sulfobromophthalein disappearance curve from… Expand
Epomediol ameliorates pruritus in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
Steatorrhea in patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
A prospective study was undertaken to evaluate fat malabsorption during intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), a disease characterized by a mild cholestasis of short duration appearing in… Expand
[Idiopathic cholestasis of pregnancy in 2 Chilean families. A hypothesis concerning the pathogenesis of the disease (author's transl)].
Effects of melatonin administration on the reproductive system of the male rat.
Publisher Summary A considerable body of information indicates that the pineal indoleamine melatonin can influence the hormonal balance that regulates mammalian reproductive functions. In the male… Expand
[Can a selenium deficiency affect the pathogenesis of cholestasis in pregnancy?].
UNLABELLED In search of an environmental factor which modulates the expressivity of cholestasis of pregnancy and explains the seasonal and annual variations observed in Finland and Chile, the authors… Expand
[Effects of ursodeoxycholic acid in patients with cholestasis of pregnancy].
In an open, pilot study, the efficacy and safety of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in the treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy was investigated. Four patients received 1 g/day of UDCA… Expand