HELLP


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HELLP

An acronym derived from the first letters of the terms that describe the following laboratory findings: Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, and Low Platelet count.
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Analysis of maternal morbidity and mortality among patients admitted to Obstetric Intensive Care with severe preeclampsia, eclampsia or HELLP syndrome.
Diagnosis of HELLP syndrome is based on both clinical and biochemical criteria.
Women with persistent nausea, vomiting, or epigastric pain should be evaluated for HELLP syndrome because up to 30% who develop the syndrome do so post par-turn.
We report several major risk factors in the development of eclampsia, including inadequate prenatal care, severe hypertension, and incomplete HELLP syndrome.
Literatur taramasi yapildiginda HELLP sendromu, preeklampsi ve intrakraniyal kanama, akut bobrek yetmezligi birlikteligi az sayida olup, sag kalim ile basarili sekilde taburcu edilen hasta sayisi da azdir.
HELLP is a life-threatening liver disorder defined by the following laboratory findings: LDH greater than 600 u/l, AST greater than 70 u/l, and platelets lesser than 150 x [10.sup.3]/[micro]l.
[4] Nonstandard abbreviations: RPL, recurrent pregnancy loss; APS, antiphospholipid syn drome; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; aPL, antiphospholipid antibody; LA, lupus anticoagulant; PT, prothrombin time; APTT, activated partial thromboplastin time; DRVVT, dilute Russell's viper venom time; HELLP, hemolysis, increased liver enzymes, low platelets; EULAR, European League Against Rheumatism; LMWH, low-molecular weight heparin; HCQ, hydroxychloroquine.
The study included 10 pregnant patients with HELLP syndrome (study group) and 10 healthy pregnants at between 34 and 38 weeks gestational age (control group).
In case of acute fatty live and HELLP syndrome deliver the patient immediately otherwise you will lose the mother as well.
Various studies have shown different results about the association of hereditary thrombophilic conditions including F2 G20210 Amutation with complications of pregnancy such as eclampsia/pre-eclampsia, abruptio-placentae (AP), placenta-previa (PP), recurrent abortions, still births, gestational hypertension (GHTN), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), intra-uterine death (IUD) and hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet (HELLP) syndrome.
The programme aims to hellp poor families in Nairobi to access education.
Sarra, 36, had been diagnosed with pre-eclampsia and HELLP Syndrome during her pregnancy, forcing the dramatic early arrival.