Pulmonary edema during ritodrine tocolysis--a case report.

  title={Pulmonary edema during ritodrine tocolysis--a case report.},
  author={Kevin K. W. Chu and J J Hsu},
  journal={Changgeng yi xue za zhi},
  volume={13 3},
A case of maternal pulmonary edema is presented as a late complication after intravenous administration of ritodrine in combination with dexamethasone for the suppression of premature uterine contraction and for the stimulation of fetal lung maturity. Swan-Ganz catheterization showed normal pulmonary capillary wedge pressures. Two-dimensional… CONTINUE READING