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Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: the multidisciplinary approach 

 

HEALTH OF WOMAN.2015.7(103):74–78 
 

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: the multidisciplinary approach 
 

Davydova Iu., Tkachenko R., Limanskaya A., Ogorodnyk A.

SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine»

National Academy of Post-Graduate Education named after P. Shupik, Kyiv 
 

In the article defined the modern views on the etiology and pathogenesis of acute fatty liver. The main clinical features of the course of the disease in pregnant women were obtained. It highlighted the need for the formation of a multidisciplinary approach to address the tactics of patients with this pathology and describes the main differential laboratory and clinical criteria for acute fatty degeneration and HELLP-syndrome. The article shows the need for genetic studies of the parents and child to identify the genes responsible for disease development. A case of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period in patients with acute fatty liver was described. 
 

Key words: acute fatty liver, pregnancy, diagnostics, treatment. 
 

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