Hepatic disease and pregnancy: an overview of diagnosis and management.

  title={Hepatic disease and pregnancy: an overview of diagnosis and management.},
  author={S. Guntupalli and Jay S. Steingrub},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={33 10 Suppl},
OBJECTIVES To provide a review of the current literature on hepatic disease in pregnancy, outlining the incidence, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of major diseases in this category. DESIGN A thorough review of expert analysis, case reports, and randomized clinical trials was used to assess current methods of managing the major diseases related to hepatic dysfunction in pregnancy. A review of bibliographies was also utilized. RESULTS Hepatic disease complicates nearly 3% of all… CONTINUE READING


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