Management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases during pregnancy

C. Janneke Van Der Woude, Herold J. Metselaar, Silvio Danese

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Abstract

In the majority of patients with chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases, maintenance therapy is required during pregnancy to control the disease, and disease follow-up or disease control might necessitate endoscopy. Evidence on the safety of drugs and imaging techniques during pregnancy is scarce and sometimes difficult to interpret. In this review we summarise existing literature with the aim of optimising counselling of patients with common chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases who want to conceive.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1014-1023
Number of pages10
JournalGut
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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