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Outcomes of pregnancies complicated by liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, or esophageal varices.

Authors
  • Puljic, Anela1
  • Salati, Jennifer2
  • Doss, Amy2
  • Caughey, Aaron B2
  • 1 a Department of Reproductive Medicine , University of California , San Diego , CA , USA and.
  • 2 b Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology , Oregon Health & Science University , Portland , OR , USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
2016
Volume
29
Issue
3
Pages
506–509
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1009438
PMID: 25655526
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Pregnancy in women with concomitant liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, or esophageal varices can be successful. However, pregnancy outcomes are worse and may warrant closer antenatal monitoring and patient counseling. Cirrhosis in pregnancy with concomitant portal hypertension or esophageal varices is rare.

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