Prolongation of premature gestation in women with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets. A report of five cases.

Severe pregnancy-induced hypertension complicated by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets (HELLP) is considered an indication for immediate delivery, often resulting in premature or even previable infants. In five cases, temporary reversal of the HELLP syndrome was achieved using low-dose aspirin and corticosteroids. Pregnancy was prolonged… (More)