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Research & Reviews  315 results

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy After Amniotic Fluid Embolism With Undetect...
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001349
A&A Practice; Chiao SS, Sheeran JS

Nov 13th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare but devastating condition with mortality rates as high as 60%-80%., We report a case of AFE complicating the labor of a parturient with no reported risk factors. She received general anesthesia for emergent ...

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Treated With Inhaled Milrinone: A Case Report.
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001342
A&A Practice; Baxter FJ, Whippey A

Nov 13th, 2020 - We present a patient with sudden cardiovascular collapse during cesarean delivery that was attributed to amniotic fluid embolism (AFE). The syndrome of AFE may be initiated by an anaphylactoid response to amniotic fluid in the maternal circulation...

Consumptive Coagulopathy Involving Amniotic Fluid Embolism: The Importance of Earlier A...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7673639
Critical Care Medicine; Oda T, Tamura N et. al.

Oct 8th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare disease that induces fatal coagulopathy; however, due to its rarity, it has not yet been examined in detail. The strict diagnostic criteria by Clark for amniotic fluid embolism include severe coagulopathy complica...

Excessive fibrinolysis detected with thromboelastography in a case of amniotic fluid em...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-020-02237-x
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis; Fudaba M, Tachibana D et. al.

Jul 28th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a catastrophic condition in the peripartum period and still remains as a leading cause of maternal death. Although over 80% of cases of AFE cases are accompanied by coagulopathy, the pathology of disseminated intra...

Sudden onset of syncope and disseminated intravascular coagulation at 14 weeks of pregn...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7362574
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Kamata M, Maruyama T et. al.

Jul 15th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE), also known as anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy (ASP), typically occurs during labor and may result in cardiorespiratory collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). There are reports describing less ...

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Guidelines  1 results

Amniotic fluid embolism: diagnosis and management.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.03.012
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; , Pacheco LD et. al.

Mar 18th, 2016 - We sought to provide evidence-based guidelines regarding the diagnosis and management of amniotic fluid embolism. A systematic literature review was performed using MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library. The search was restricted to En...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  329 results

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy After Amniotic Fluid Embolism With Undetect...
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001349
A&A Practice; Chiao SS, Sheeran JS

Nov 13th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare but devastating condition with mortality rates as high as 60%-80%., We report a case of AFE complicating the labor of a parturient with no reported risk factors. She received general anesthesia for emergent ...

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Treated With Inhaled Milrinone: A Case Report.
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001342
A&A Practice; Baxter FJ, Whippey A

Nov 13th, 2020 - We present a patient with sudden cardiovascular collapse during cesarean delivery that was attributed to amniotic fluid embolism (AFE). The syndrome of AFE may be initiated by an anaphylactoid response to amniotic fluid in the maternal circulation...

Consumptive Coagulopathy Involving Amniotic Fluid Embolism: The Importance of Earlier A...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7673639
Critical Care Medicine; Oda T, Tamura N et. al.

Oct 8th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare disease that induces fatal coagulopathy; however, due to its rarity, it has not yet been examined in detail. The strict diagnostic criteria by Clark for amniotic fluid embolism include severe coagulopathy complica...

Amniotic fluid embolism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amniotic-fluid-embolism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369328

Aug 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of amniotic fluid embolism is typically made after other conditions have been ruled out. Your health care provider might order the following lab tests during your evaluation: Blood tests, including those that evaluate clottin...

Amniotic fluid embolism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amniotic-fluid-embolism/symptoms-causes/syc-20369324

Aug 17th, 2020 - Overview Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare but serious condition that occurs when amniotic fluid — the fluid that surrounds a baby in the uterus during pregnancy — or fetal material, such as fetal cells, enters the mother's bloodstream. Amniotic f...

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News  15 results

Pregnancy-Related Deaths: A “Web of Missed Opportunities”
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/201713/womens-health/pregnancy-related-deaths-web-missed-opportunities?channel=94
Jan Dyer

May 30th, 2019 - The causes of death differ throughout pregnancy and postpartum. Overall, heart disease and stroke cause > 1 in 3 deaths.

NORD Welcomes Five New Member Organizations
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicalneurologynews/article/153806/rare-diseases/nord-welcomes-five-new-member-organizations

Dec 7th, 2017 - As the leading advocacy organization for the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, NORD works closely with its more than 260 member organizations representing specific rare disease communities. The NORD board has approved five additional organi.

Maternal Morbidity Rises Sharply in Older Mothers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/880933

May 30th, 2017 - The risk for potentially life-threatening maternal morbidity, including renal failure, shock, amniotic fluid embolism, and cardiac morbidity, rises sharply among mothers older than 39 years, a new study has found. Moreover, for women 49 years or o...

Maternal Mortality Largely Preventable, Large Study Shows
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/841357

Mar 11th, 2015 - The top five causes of maternal mortality in California are cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia or eclampsia, hemorrhage, venous thromboembolism, and amniotic fluid embolism, according to a recent study. The researchers also found that 41% to 70%...

Maternal Mortality Largely Preventable, Large Study Shows
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/841357

Mar 11th, 2015 - The top five causes of maternal mortality in California are cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia or eclampsia, hemorrhage, venous thromboembolism, and amniotic fluid embolism, according to a recent study. The researchers also found that 41% to 70%...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →