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

Anela Puljic, Jennifer Salati, Amy Doss, Aaron Caughey

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Abstract

Objective: To evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, or esophageal varices.Study design: We analyzed a retrospective cohort of 2 284 218 pregnancies in 2005-2009 recorded in the California Birth Registry database. Utilizing ICD-9 codes we analyzed the following outcomes for liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, or esophageal varices in pregnancy: preeclampsia (PET), preterm delivery (PTD;

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)506-509
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Esophageal varices
  • liver cirrhosis
  • portal hypertension
  • pregnancy outcomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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