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What exactly is hellp syndrome?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Preeclampsia complic

Hellp syndrome is a rare complication of preeclampsia or high blood pressure of pregnancy.
It results from vascular dysfunction in your liver and renal vessels preferentially in the setting of severe preeclampsia. Unless promptly delivered and expertly treated, it can cause severe complications or even maternal/fetal death.

In brief: Preeclampsia complic

Hellp syndrome is a rare complication of preeclampsia or high blood pressure of pregnancy.
It results from vascular dysfunction in your liver and renal vessels preferentially in the setting of severe preeclampsia. Unless promptly delivered and expertly treated, it can cause severe complications or even maternal/fetal death.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Severe Preeclampsia

Hellp is an acronym for hemolysis, elevated liver enzyme and low platelets.
This is the most severe form of this preeclampsia. Curiously, the blood pressure may remain normal and the patient may have few other symptoms !

In brief: Severe Preeclampsia

Hellp is an acronym for hemolysis, elevated liver enzyme and low platelets.
This is the most severe form of this preeclampsia. Curiously, the blood pressure may remain normal and the patient may have few other symptoms !
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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