What is the role of liver enzyme levels in the diagnosis of preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Although controversy exists over the threshold for elevated liver enzyme, the values proposed by Sibai et al (AST of >70 U/L and LDH of >600 U/L) appear to be the most widely accepted. Alternatively, values that are three standard deviations away from the mean for each laboratory value may be used for AST. [45]

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