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Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a reversible cholestasis generally beginning in the second or third trimester characterized by pruritus with elevated serum bile acid concentrations and/or liver enzymes in the absence of other systemic or other hepatobiliary disorders [, , , ].ICP affects … [Medline]. [Medline]. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review 2009; 20(2): 119-142 • RCOGUK. Dixon PH, Weerasekera N, Linton KJ, et al. 2004 Aug. 40(2):467-74. J Matern Fetal Med. Med Clin North Am. Hum Mol Genet. Joshi D, James A, Quaglia A, Westbrook RH, Heneghan MA. Delivery can proceed without an amniocentesis if the fetal monitoring is nonreassuring. Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report: APA. Some providers are now waiting until 38-39 weeks gestation to deliver if there is resolution of pruritus symptoms with treatment and bile acid levels are not significantly elevated (less than 40 micromol/L). Mullally BA, Hansen WF. J Hepatol. 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Cholestasis, when translated from Greek, describes the “standing still of bile.” This disturbance in bile flow can occur anywhere in the biliary system and can result from extrahepatic mechanical obstruction, intrahepatic biliary tree pathology, or individual hepatocyte dysfunction. 2016 Nov. 128 (5):1048-1052. [Medline]. [Medline]. The Journal of Meternal-Fetal &Neonatal Medicine. Bile acid signaling in fetal tissues: implications for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. [Full Text]. World J Gastroenterol. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Leszczyńska-Gorzelak B, Oleszczuk J, Marciniak B, Poreba R, Oszukowski P, Wielgoś M, Czajkowski K; Zespoł Ekspertów Polskiego Towarzystwa Ginekologicznego. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Hepatology. Importance: Heterozygous MDR3 missense mutation associated with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: evidence for a defect in protein trafficking. 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This medication has been shown to be superior to all other medications in the treatment of ICP, and has been shown to be safe for both mother and baby. The evaluation of bile acids is confirmatory for cholestasis of pregnancy. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. BJOG. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Ann Intern Med. To reduce the risk of cholestasis and other problems during pregnancy, it is important to follow a healthful, balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. Introduction. Liver disease in pregnancy. Accessed 3/27/2019. 47(3):1067-76. Pata O, Vardareli E, Ozcan A, Serteser M, Unsal I, Saruç M. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: correlation of preterm delivery with bile acids. [Medline]. BMJ. 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Eur J Clin Invest. 1978 Apr. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Dec. 13(17):2473-84. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is characterised by otherwise unexplained pruritus, typically starting in the late second or third trimester of pregnancy, increased … Ursodeoxycholic acid versus placebo, and early term delivery versus expectant management, in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: semifactorial randomised clinical trial. 2007 Jun;143(6):757-62. doi: 10.1001/archderm.143.6.757. [Full Text]. [Medline]. 2001 Apr. Introduction EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on the management of cholestatic liver diseases define the use of diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive modalities, including non-invasive and invasive procedures, in the management of patients … Oatmeal baths, creams or lotions, which may soothe the skin 3. 1989 Jul. 2–2% of pregnancies,1 causing pruritis and increased serum bile acids, liver transaminases, and, occasionally, bilirubin. 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