Pregnancy in a homozygous familial hypercholesterolemic patient treated with long-term plasma exchange

Yitzhak Beigel, Moshe Hod, Jacob Fuchs, Joav Lurie, Shmuel Friedman, Pnina Green, Paul Merlob, Ruth Melamed, Jardena Ovadia

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Abstract

We describe the first pregnancy in a homozygous familial hypercholesterolemic woman who started plasma exchange therapy 3 years before she became pregnant. We especially studied the effects of plasma exchange on lipid profile, uteroplacental circulation, and pregnancy course.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-78
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume162
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1990

Keywords

  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • plasma exchange
  • uteroplacental circulation

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