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Liver disease in pregnancy
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    more on pregnancy specific disorders and on liver disease incidental to pregnancy

    Among the pregnancy-specific liver disorders(1), obstetric cholestsis(OC) has been the subject of a recent study which has made important contributions to the diagnosis of this disorder. As a result of simultaneous chromatographic measurement of 15 bile acids from the 16th week of pregnancy onwards, the authors noted that, from the 24th week, OC was associated with predominant increase in cholic acid conjugated with tau...

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