Modern view on the prevention of obstetric and perinatal complications in women with HCV infection




pregnancy, HCV infection, effect of pregnancy on HCV infection, effects of HCV infection on pregnancy


The article reviews the literature on current views on pregnancy and hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as on recent advances in the study of the effects of the disease on pregnancy and pregnancy on the course of the disease.

Management of viral hepatitis C during pregnancy requires an assessment of the risk of transmission to the child, determining the age of gestation at the time of infection and the risk of maternal decompensation, as well as awareness of the side effects of antiviral drugs.

Purpose - to analyze new data from the literature of different countries to determine the main problem of management of pregnant women with hepatitis C.

Results and conclusions. Numerous studies by scientists in different countries agree on the possible complications of pregnancy during its course on the background of CHC, there is new information about the pathogenesis of damage to the placenta, fetus. However, the available effective treatments are completely contraindicated for pregnant women, for breastfeeding women, as well as for women planning to become pregnant in the next 12 months. That is why the problem of hepatitis C in the modern world must continue to be studied. It is also important to increase screening for at-risk groups, to increase the percentage of identified sick women and to introduce active preventive treatment for women planning a pregnancy.

No conflict of interests was declared by the authors.


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