Effects of postpartum corticosteroids in patients with HELLP syndrome.

  title={Effects of postpartum corticosteroids in patients with HELLP syndrome.},
  author={Omer Tarik Yalcin and Turgay Sener and Hikmet Hassa and S. Ayse Ozalp and Ali Okur},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={61 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of corticosteroid treatment on the postpartum recovery of parturients with HELLP syndrome. METHOD Thirty cases with HELLP syndrome were randomly assigned to a study or a control group, each including 15 patients. A total dose of 30 mg intravenous dexamethasone was given to the study group during the 36 h following the childbirth, while the control group did not receive any steroid medication. Arterial blood pressure, urine output, hematocrit ratio, platelet… CONTINUE READING