Pregnancy in Autoimmune Hepatitis: Outcome and Risk Factors

@article{Schramm2006PregnancyIA,
  title={Pregnancy in Autoimmune Hepatitis: Outcome and Risk Factors},
  author={Christoph Schramm and Johannes Herkel and Ulrich H. W. Beuers and Stephan Kanzler and Peter R. Galle and Ansgar Wilhelm Lohse},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={556-560}
}
OBJECTIVE:Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) may influence pregnancy outcome and pregnancy may affect AIH. We aimed at analyzing the disease course in pregnant AIH patients and at identifying disease-related risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcome.PATIENTS AND METHODS:AIH patients with at least one pregnancy were identified at four liver units. The patients' records and the data obtained by detailed questionnaires were analyzed retrospectively. Forty-two pregnancies of 22 AIH patients were included… CONTINUE READING
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