Change in functional hepatic tests during pregnancy

I.A. Zaytsev


Liver diseases associated with pregnancy occur in about 3 % of pregnant women and are an important cause of both maternal and fetal mortality. In recent years, important data on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases have been obtained. The published review focuses on changing of liver function test in pregnant women in both physiological pregnancy and liver diseases that are the consequence of pregnancy, and on the mechanisms of these changes. Information is presented on the terms of normalization of functional liver tests after delivery or during the natural course of the disease.


functional hepatic tests; pregnancy; preeclampsia; eclampsia; acute fatty liver of pregnancy; HELLP syndrome; intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy; hyperemesis gravidarum; liver ruptures


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