HELLP syndrome is still a serious, life-threatening complication of pregnancy: admission of 34 women to an eastern Turkish intensive care unit.

@article{Bedir2016HELLPSI,
  title={HELLP syndrome is still a serious, life-threatening complication of pregnancy: admission of 34 women to an eastern Turkish intensive care unit.},
  author={Zehra Bedir and Ali Ahiskalioglu and {\"U} Esenkaya and Elif Oral Ahiskalioglu and Ayşenur Dostbil and M Aksoy and Nafi Dogan and Husnu Kursad},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={
          795-799
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The transfer of the obstetric patient to the intensive care unit is considered as an indicator of maternal morbidity. The most important two indications for admittance of the obstetric patient to the intensive care unit are postpartum hemorrhage and hypertensive disorders. The purpose of this study was to determine maternal morbidity and mortality rates in patients diagnosed with hemolysis, elevated liver enzyme levels, and low platelet count (HELLP) syndrome who required intensive… CONTINUE READING