Home    eJManager.com Add Your Journal   |    Follow on Twitter   |    Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Original Research

A clinical study of HELLP syndrome and its outcome in a tertiary health care system

Ashwini Mallesara, Srushti R. Kanta, Prashanth Shivappa.

Background: The objective was to study the cases of HELLP syndrome and its management and outcome in a tertiary health care system.
Methods: Three Hundred Twenty patients with gestational age >20 weeks were selected whose BP recorded more than 140/90 mm Hg. This study was done from July 2014 to July 2016. Required laboratory investigations were carried out and the outcome was studied with respect to maternal and fetal outcome.
Results: The association with HELLP/ Partial HELLP was not significantly associated with the parity and the family history. There was a strong association of HELLP/ Partial HELLP with Pre eclampsia and all the three tests (hemolysis, liver enzymes, platelet count) that was considered to be the gold standard tests to identify the pathology.
Conclusions: The association points towards only one point, that is to identify and treat the patients immediately in order to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.

Key words: HELLP Syndrome, Hemolysis, Liver Enzyme, Platelets

Full text links

Share this Article

ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Article Tools
Job Opportunities/Service Offers
eJManager OJMS
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Service of eJManager LLC Publishing for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMedź Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons