In the majority of patients with chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases, maintenance therapy is required during pregnancy to control the disease, and disease follow-up or disease control might necessitate endoscopy. Evidence on the safety of drugs and imaging techniques during pregnancy is scarce and sometimes difficult to interpret. In this review we summarise existing literature with the aim of optimising counselling of patients with common chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases who want to conceive.

dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2013-305418, hdl.handle.net/1765/60304
Gut (English Edition): an international journal of gastroenterology & hepatology
Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

van der Woude, C.J, Metselaar, H.J, & Danese, S. (2014). Management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases during pregnancy. Gut (English Edition): an international journal of gastroenterology & hepatology (Vol. 63, pp. 1014–1023). doi:10.1136/gutjnl-2013-305418