Despite a significant incidence of portal hypertension-related complications, overall pregnancy outcomes remained favorable in women with idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, according to a study published in Journal of Hepatology.
“About 15% of patients with [idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (INCPH)] are women of childbearing age, who can become pregnant. However, pregnancy and postpartum are prothrombotic states and pregnancy might exacerbate portal hypertension,” Pierre-Emmanuel Rautou, MD, PhD, from Hôpital Beaujon in France, and colleagues wrote. “Our

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