What is the role of renal studies in the diagnosis of HELLP syndrome in preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Renal values are as follows:

  • Proteinuria level above 300 mg/24 hours

  • Urine dipstick over 1+

  • Protein/creatinine ratio greater than 0.3*

  • Serum uric acid level above 5.6 mg/dL*

  • Serum creatinine level over 1.1 mg/dL


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