Month: May 2022

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Diagnosis of pregnancy and testing

Pregnancy is counted as 40 weeks, starting from the first day of the mother’s last menstrual period. Your estimated date to birth is only to give you a guide.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Primary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is diagnosed in patients who have venous or arterial occlusions or preg­nancy complications (ie, three or more first-trimester miscarriages, unexplained fetal death and premature birth before 34 weeks of gestation


Hepatic vein obstruction (Budd-Chiari Syndrome)

Budd-Chiari syndrome is obstruction of hepatic venous outflow that originates anywhere from the small hepatic veins inside the liver to the inferior vena cava and right atrium. Manifestations range from no symptoms to fulminant liver failure.