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ALLMedicine™ Amniotic Fluid Embolism Center

Research & Reviews  309 results

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 ...

Technical note: double immunohistochemical stain (anti-CD31 and anti-cytokeratins) as a...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02331-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Tombolini A, Broglia I et. al.

Jun 4th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare cause of unexpected late maternal gestational death. The forensic post-mortem diagnosis is rendered upon the histological recognition of fetal "foreign" material inside maternal lung vasculature. The authors...

Evaluation of the 4 diagnosis criteria proposed by the SMFM and the AFE foundation for ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2020.101821
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction; Ponzio-Klijanienko A, Vincent-Rohfritsch A et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - The Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the Amniotic Fluid Embolism Foundation have recently proposed four diagnostic criteria for amniotic fluid embolism (AFE): presence of (1) sudden cardiac arrest or both respiratory and hemodynamic c...

Subclinical Amniotic Fluid Embolism Presenting as Sudden Onset Seizure Activity and Rei...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32391778
The American Surgeon; Williams P, Nguyen J et. al.

May 11th, 2020 - Subclinical Amniotic Fluid Embolism Presenting as Sudden Onset Seizure Activity and Reintubation.|2020|Williams P,Nguyen J,Duncan ME,|adverse effects,methods,diagnosis,pathology,therapy,etiology,

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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  317 results

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...

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...

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 ...

Technical note: double immunohistochemical stain (anti-CD31 and anti-cytokeratins) as a...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02331-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Tombolini A, Broglia I et. al.

Jun 4th, 2020 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare cause of unexpected late maternal gestational death. The forensic post-mortem diagnosis is rendered upon the histological recognition of fetal "foreign" material inside maternal lung vasculature. The authors...

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News  9 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.

Does your obstetric unit have a protocol for treating amniotic fluid embolism?
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/81860/obstetrics/does-your-obstetric-unit-have-protocol-treating-amniotic-fluid/page/0/2

May 1st, 2014 - Alternative approaches that provide support of the heart—but not lung—are the Impella pump, TandemHeart, and the intra-aortic balloon pump. An alternative that provides lung support—but not cardiac support—is veno-venous ECMO.

Is the incidence of amniotic fluid embolism rising?
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/63993/obstetrics/incidence-amniotic-fluid-embolism-rising
John T. Repke, MD

Fast Track Three risk factors—induction of labor, cesarean delivery, and multiple pregnancy—are associated with amniotic fluid embolism From February 2005 to February 2009, Knight and associates identified a total of 60 cases of AFE in the UK Obst.

Manging amniotic fluid embolism
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/61296/manging-amniotic-fluid-embolism/page/0/1

The multiple clinical presentations support the hypothesis that the early deaths are caused by the direct and “toxic” effects of a bolus of fetal material or amniotic fluid; the women who survive that initial event then become exposed to the casca.

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Patient Education  4 results see all →