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HELLP Syndrome Summary

Description: A syndrome of HEMOLYSIS, elevated liver ENZYMES, and low blood platelets count (THROMBOCYTOPENIA). HELLP syndrome is observed in pregnant women with PRE-ECLAMPSIA or ECLAMPSIA who also exhibit LIVER damage and abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION.

Also Known As: Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Lowered Platelets; Syndrome, HELLP

Networked: 1011 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 80 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for HELLP Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Enzymes : 5 outcomes 26 studies in 561 results : IBA
  2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 23 results : FDA 77 Generic
  3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 36 results : IBA
  4. Haptoglobins : 2 outcomes 1 study in 18 results : IBA
  5. Antithrombin III : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  6. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 55 Generic
  7. Dacarbazine (DIC) : 1 outcome 1 study in 44 results : FDA 10 Generic
  8. Magnesium : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  9. Betamethasone (Celestone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 4
  10. Antigens : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to HELLP Syndrome

  1. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
  2. Hemolysis
  3. Eclampsia
  4. Thrombocytopenia (Thrombopenia)
  5. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
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Key Therapies for HELLP Syndrome

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  1. Plasma Exchange : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results
  2. Plasmapheresis : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  3. Critical Care : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
  4. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome in 14 results
  5. Ligation : 1 outcome in 1 result
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