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Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología

versión impresa ISSN 0048-766Xversión On-line ISSN 0717-7526

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CARO M, José et al. SÍNDROME HELLP: EXPERIENCIA DEL HOSPITAL REGIONAL DE PUERTO MONTT, 2000-2006. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2008, vol.73, n.5, pp.318-324. ISSN 0048-766X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75262008000500007.

Objectives: To characterize HELLP syndrome. Method: Analysis of 33 patients with HELLP syndrome as-sisted at the Puerto Montt hospital, in the period 2000-2006. Results: The incidence was 1.3 cases per thousand births. The average gestational age at presentation was 33 weeks; 84.4% of patient had prepar-tum diagnosis; 27% of patients received dexamethasone. The main complication was maternal acute renal failure. 91% of patients had hypertension syndrome. There were no maternal deaths. The average weight of newborns was 2,048 grams; 42% with gestational age less than 34 weeks; 34.4% weighed less than 1,500 grams; 9.4% had severe 5 minutes newborn depression; 12.1% died in the neonatal period. Conclusions: The HELLP syndrome is a disease of low incidence, with a high neonatal morbimortality.

Palabras clave : HELLP syndrome; perinatal outcome; dexamethasone.

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