Maternal and fetal outcome in liver disorders in pregnancy

Authors

  • Ruksana Farooq Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Mehbooba Beigh Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SKIMS Medical College, Bemina, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Rahat Abbas Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • Yusra Amin Department of Physiology, GMC, Jammu and Kashmir, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20213367

Keywords:

RDS, PPH, Liver disorders

Abstract

Background: Liver disorders comprise 3% of all pregnancy complications. All liver disorders, pregnancy specific, pregnancy related and pregnancy unrelated disorders have both maternal and fetal effects. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of liver disorders in pregnancy. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of liver disorders on pregnancy outcome.

Methods: All pregnant patients with clinical and biochemical evidence of liver dysfunction were taken as cases. Pregnant women with normal liver function tests were taken as controls. All patients were followed during pregnancy and postpartum. Maternal and fetal outcome was studied.

Results: A total of 140 patients were included- 70 cases and 70 controls. Maternal and fetal outcome was studied in both the groups. PPH and oligohydroamnios were most frequent among cases with p value of 0.034 and 0.035 respectively. Similarly, pre-term birth, RDS and perinatal asphyxia was more common in cases with a p value of 0.011, 0.001 and 0.005 respectively.

Conclusions: Study concludes that liver disorders in pregnancy have adverse maternal and fetal complications.

 

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Published

2021-08-24

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Farooq, R., Beigh, M., Abbas, R., & Amin, Y. (2021). Maternal and fetal outcome in liver disorders in pregnancy. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 10(9), 1121–1124. https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20213367

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