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Hyperemesis gravidarum: current perspectives

Authors McCarthy F, Lutomski J, Greene RA

Received 3 March 2014

Accepted for publication 28 April 2014

Published 5 August 2014 Volume 2014:6 Pages 719—725


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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.

hyperemesis gravidarum, nausea, vomiting in pregnancy, pregnancy, antiemetics, adverse pregnancy outcomes

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