Chapter 7. Cholestasis of Pregnancy

  1. Errol R. Norwitz MD, PhD Professor Director1,
  2. Michael A. Belfort MD, PhD Professor Director2,3,
  3. George R. Saade MD Professor4 and
  4. Hugh Miller MD5

Published Online: 6 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314489.ch7

Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence

Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence

How to Cite

Norwitz, E. R., Belfort, M. A., Saade, G. R. and Miller, H. (2010) Cholestasis of Pregnancy, in Obstetric Clinical Algorithms: Management and Evidence, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314489.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  3. 3

    Perinatal Research and Fetal Therapy Program, HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181112

Online ISBN: 9781444314489

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Keywords:

  • cholestasis of pregnancy;
  • suspicion for cholestasis - regular outpatient follow-up;
  • nonreassuring fetal testing - proceeding with delivery;
  • cholestasis of pregnancy - inability to metabolize and excrete bile acids;
  • cholestasis of pregnancy - clinical/biochemical diagnosis;
  • differential diagnosis of cholestasis - systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE);
  • cholestasis of pregnancy - adverse perinatal outcome, increased perinatal mortality;
  • cholestasis of pregnancy - no adverse maternal outcome