Journal article icon

Journal article

Amniotic fluid embolism: A rare complication of second-trimester amniocentesis

Abstract:

Amniotic fluid embolism occurring following diagnostic amniocentesis is extremely rare. Only 2 cases have been reported in the English literature over the past 55 years, the most recent one approximately 3 decades ago. We present a case of amniocentesis at 24 weeks' gestation that was performed as part of an evaluation of abnormal fetal ultrasound findings. Immediately following amniotic fluid aspiration, maternal hemodynamic collapse occurred, initially diagnosed and treated as anaphylactic ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1159/000446983

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Karger Publishers
Journal:
Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
1
Pages:
77-80
Publication date:
2016-06-09
Acceptance date:
2016-05-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1421-9964
ISSN:
1015-3837
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:694492
UUID:
uuid:68a6a73d-716c-483f-b259-f671aaf101df
Local pid:
pubs:694492
Source identifiers:
694492
Deposit date:
2017-08-14

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP