Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a rare obstetric emergency with high maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite ongoing research, the pathogenesis of AFE remains unresolved, and AFE is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. We present a case report of suspected AFE and disseminated intravascular coagulation occurring during caesarean delivery in a pregnancy with oocyte donation and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Awareness of the diagnosis, rapid initiation of treatment and the use of rapid tests of haemostasis in targeted coagulopathy treatment may improve clinical outcome.
|Translated title of the contribution||Amniotic fluid embolism and heart failure in elective section in a pregnancy with oocyte donation|
|Journal||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Nov 2021|
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