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antepartum DIC

Menekşe Özçelik, Sanem Turhan, Onat Bermede, Ali Abbas Yılmaz, Necmettin Ünal, Mustafa Kemal Bayar
Objective: Although their rates are decreasing, pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity are problems worldwide. In this study, we aimed to review the characteristics, diagnoses, required interventions and outcomes of obstetric patients admitted between 2006 and 2014 to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a tertiary university hospital to provide an indicator for improving the management of critically ill obstetric patients. Methods: A retrospective study of hospital records of obstetric admissions to the ICU was conducted...
October 2017: Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
E Latif, S Adam, B Rungruang, A Al-Hendy, M P Diamond, E Rotem, J Cannell, P C Browne
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is typically not indicated in the pre-operative management of pregnancies with a live fetus, because risk of fetal death from reduced uteroplacental blood flow. However, pre-operative UAE in pregnancies with a fetal demise poses no fetal risk, and may offer maternal benefits. Patients with placental abruption resulting in fetal demise are at high-risk for developing disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), which could have devastating complications such as peri-operative hemorrhage and death...
September 16, 2016: Journal of Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
F H Parna, T Latif, N Sultana, M A Ali, S B Chowdhury
This cross sectional observational study was done in Department of Obs & Gynae, General Hospital Tangail, to find out the maternal and fetal outcome of eclamptic admitted patient in secondary care hospital in Bangladesh. Study period was Jan 2008 to Dec 2008. Sample size was 100. During this period total 4727 patients were admitted among them 124(2.62%) were eclamptic patients. From that 124 patients 100 cases were randomly included. Among all patients 80% had age <25 years and 62% were primigravidae. Maximum (75%) patients had antepartum eclampsia...
July 2013: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
Muhammad Abdul Mabood Khalil, Amer Azhar, Nisar Anwar, Aminullah, Najm-ud-Din, Raj Wali
BACKGROUND: Acute renal failure is a serious complication in pregnancy. Not only does it result in significant maternal morbidity and mortality but also results in significant number of foetal loss. Although incidence of obstetrical acute renal failure has decreased in developed countries but still it is one of the major health problem of developing nations. The objective of this study was to study aetiology, maternal and foetal outcome in obstetrical acute renal failure. METHODS: This study was conducted at Department of Nephrology, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar from August 2006 to December 2007...
October 2009: Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC
Irfana Hassan, Abdul Manan Junejo, Manohar Lal Dawani
OBJECTIVE: To determine the etiology and outcome of Acute Renal Failure (ARF) in pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: A case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Nephrology Department of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from August 2007 to July 2008. METHODOLOGY: Pregnant women who were healthy previously and had developed ARF, diagnosed on oliguria (urine output <400 ml/day) and mounting azotemia (serum creatinine > 2 mg%) were included in the study...
November 2009: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
N F Zuberi, K Arif, F M Khan, J A Pal
BACKGROUND: The relationship of Haemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes and Low Platelets (HELLP) syndrome with maternal and perinatal health and its presentation in Pakistani population is not known. PURPOSE: To determine the mode of presentation along with maternal and perinatal outcome of patients with HELLP syndrome. METHODS: Case records of patients with severe hypertension in pregnancy who delivered between January 1, 1989 and December 31, 1994 at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi...
February 1998: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
B L Liang, D H Hong
Twenty-seven in-patients with obstetric DIC in our hospital from Jan. 1971 to Dec. 1990 were analysed retrospectively. The incidence was 0.12% in the first decade and 0.02%, in the second, showing a difference of significance between them. The most common predisposing factors included amniotic fluid embolism, abruptio placenta and hemorrhagic shock. Bleeding from multi-organs in various extent and coagulation disorders occurred in all those 27 cases. [Besides anti-shock treatment, heparin was employed together with fibrinogen in 4 postpartum and 1 antepartum DIC patients, fibrinogen alone in 8 cases, and hysterectomy in 11 cases...
May 1992: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
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