Hyperemesis gravidarum: current perspectives
Fergus P McCarthy,1 Jennifer E Lutomski,2 Richard A Greene2
1The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research, University College Cork, 2National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
Abstract: Hyperemesis gravidarum is a complex condition with a multifactorial etiology characterized by severe intractable nausea and vomiting. Despite a high prevalence, studies exploring underlying etiology and treatments are limited. We performed a literature review, focusing on articles published over the last 10 years, to examine current perspectives and recent developments in hyperemesis gravidarum.
Keywords: hyperemesis gravidarum, nausea, vomiting in pregnancy, pregnancy, antiemetics, adverse pregnancy outcomes
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