Acute Renal Failure in the Course of Hellp Syndrome

Abstract:HELLP syndrome is a severe pregnancy complication with high mortality among mothers and children. Incidence of HELLP syndrome according to literature is about 1% of all pregnancies. HELLP syndrome is associated with preeclampsia in one- quarter of patients. Current researches on HELLP syndrome address etiology, treatment and prediction of the syndrome. Currently there are no useful predictors and established treatment is the delivery. This study presents the case of HELLP syndrome in 37 year-old patient at 28th week in her first successful pregnancy after in-vitro fertilization technique.

Authors:

Monika E. Dzwigala, Agnieszka Dobrowolska-Redo, Ewa Romejko-Wolniewicz.

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