Management of venous thromboembolism secondary to ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: A case report documenting the first use of a superior vena caval filter for upper limb venous thromboembolism in pregnancy, and the difficulties and complications relating to anticoagulation in antenatal and peri-partum periods.

The management of venous thromboembolism and subsequent pulmonary embolism in pregnancy remains hugely challenging. In this case, we report the first use of a superior vena caval filter in pregnancy as an adjunct to pharmacological anticoagulation. This is the first reported use of a superior vena caval filter in pregnancy. We discuss the complexities of… CONTINUE READING