Amniotic fluid embolism

@article{Rudra2009AmnioticFE,
  title={Amniotic fluid embolism},
  author={A. Rudra and S. Chatterjee and S. Sengupta and B. Nandi and J. Mitra},
  journal={Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={13},
  pages={129 - 135}
}
  • A. Rudra, S. Chatterjee, +2 authors J. Mitra
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • The disastrous entry of amniotic fluid into the maternal circulation leads to dramatic sequelae of clinical events, characteristically referred to as Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE). The underlying mechanism for AFE is still poorly understood. Unfortunately, this situation has very grave maternal and fetal consequences. AFE can occur during labor, caesarean section, dilatation and evacuation or in the immediate postpartum period. The pathophysiology is believed to be immune mediated which affects… CONTINUE READING
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