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Research & Reviews  178 results

Post-abortion Complications: A Narrative Review for Emergency Clinicians.
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Bridwell RE, Long B et. al.

Nov 22nd, 2022 - An abortion is a procedure defined by termination of pregnancy, most commonly performed in the first or second trimester. There are several means of classification, but the most important includes whether the abortion was maternally "safe" (perfor...

Association of Pregnancy Characteristics and Maternal Mortality With Amniotic Fluid Emb...
JAMA Network Open; Mazza GR, Youssefzadeh AC et. al.

Nov 19th, 2022 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is an uncommon pregnancy complication but is associated with high maternal mortality. Because of the rarity of AFE, associated risks factors and maternal outcomes have been relatively understudied. To examine the clin...

Maternal mortality in eight European countries with enhanced surveillance systems: desc...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Diguisto C, Saucedo M et. al.

Nov 18th, 2022 - To compare maternal mortality in eight countries with enhanced surveillance systems. Descriptive multicountry population based study. Eight countries with permanent surveillance systems using enhanced methods to identify, document, and review mate...

Echocardiography findings in amniotic fluid embolism: a systematic review of the litera...
Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'anes... Wiseman D, Simard C et. al.

Oct 29th, 2022 - Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a leading cause of obstetrical cardiac arrest and maternal morbidity. The pathogenesis of hemodynamic collapse is thought to be from right ventricular (RV) failure; however, there is a paucity of data documenting e...

Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction During Labor Due to Amniotic Fluid Embolism.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Gieres CR, Kohl J et. al.

Oct 27th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is an extremely rare, life-threatening complication of labor that leads to hyper-acute induction of inflammation and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Usually, acute pulmonary hypertension resul...

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Guidelines  1 results

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Checklist for initial management...
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; , Combs CA et. al.

Jan 9th, 2021 - Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare syndrome characterized by sudden cardiorespiratory collapse during labor or soon after delivery. Because of its rarity, many obstetrical providers have no experience in managing amniotic fluid embolism and may the...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Metabolomic and Proteomic Profiles of Amniotic Fluid Embolism

Jul 8th, 2022 - Amniotic fluid embolism is a serious complication of the peri-partum period that is associated with high maternal mortality rate, ranging from 20 to 40%. The pathophysiology of amniotic fluid embolism remains poorly known at this time. The definit...

General Drug Use-results Survey on PROPESS Vaginal Inserts in Treatment for Initiation of Cervical Ripening in Patients at Term (From 37 Completed Weeks of Gestation)

Jun 22nd, 2022 - To confirm and consider the occurrence of important identified risks described in the Japanese Pharmaceutical Risk Management Plan (J-RMP) under conditions used in routine medical practice. The safety specification include: uterine hypercontractio...

Critical Delays in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation During Simulated Obstetric Crisis: a Prospective Observational Study.

Mar 24th, 2020 - The investigators are planning to conduct a pilot descriptive study involving Foothill Medical Centre (FMC), Calgary. Research ethics approval will be obtained. The trial will also be registered at clinicaltrials.gov The sessions will take place a...

Is the Decrease in the Bispectral Index Correlated With a Decrease in Cardiac Output During the Induction of Anaesthesia?

Apr 23rd, 2018 - Monitoring the bispectral index (BIS) as a peri-operative hemodynamic tool appears to be justified by the agreement between various clinical situations in which BIS monitoring appears to be of value: the prognosis in traumatic head injury, the dia...

Comparison of Efficiency Between Practicing of Knee Chest Position and External Cephalic Version in Cases of Breech Presentation.

Jun 20th, 2014 - Background: The incidence of breech presentation in pregnant women is 4%. The situation can be treated by two methods. The first is a version of the fetus from breech presentation to head presentation, which can be performed in several ways, such ...

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News  22 results

Amniotic fluid embolism: Management using a checklist
C. Andrew Combs, MD, PhD, Gary A. Dildy, MD

Jul 13th, 2022 - ILLUSTRATION BY KIMBERLY MARTENS FOR OBG MANAGEMENT CASE Part 1: CPR initiated during induction of labor A 32-year-old gravida 4 para 3-0-0-3 is undergoing induction of labor with intravenous (IV) oxytocin at 39 weeks of gestation. She has no sign.

Pregnancy-Related Deaths: A “Web of Missed Opportunities”
Jan Dyer

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

Pregnancy-Related Deaths: A “Web of Missed Opportunities”
Jan Dyer

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

CDC: 700 Pregnancy-Related Deaths Annually, Most Preventable

May 7th, 2019 - Nearly 700 women die each year in the United States from complications of pregnancy and 60% of these deaths can be prevented, federal health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a CDC Vital Signs report release...

How Much Blood Did She Lose?

Dec 22nd, 2017 - Postpartum Hemorrhage: A Growing Problem in Obstetric Care Preparedness and quantification of blood loss for every obstetric patient are crucial for the early identification and treatment of obstetric hemorrhage, according to numerous professional...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →