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Amniotic Fluid Embolism Summary

Description: Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.

Also Known As: Embolism, Amniotic Fluid; Amniotic Fluid Embolisms; Embolisms, Amniotic Fluid

Networked: 186 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Amniotic Fluid Embolism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 2 outcomes in 7 results : FDA 74 Generic
  2. Ibuprofen (Motrin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 197 Generic
  3. fibrin fragment D (D-dimer) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Tryptases (Tryptase) : 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  5. Antigens : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  6. Acute fatty liver of pregnancy : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  7. Complement C1 Inhibitor Protein (C1 Esterase Inhibitor) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  8. Fibrinogen (Factor I) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 1
  9. Bradykinin : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Dacarbazine (DIC) : 17 results : FDA 10 Generic
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Diseases Related to Amniotic Fluid Embolism

  1. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  2. Shock
  3. Eclampsia
  4. Uterine Rupture
  5. Sepsis (Septicemia)
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Key Therapies for Amniotic Fluid Embolism

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  1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 1 outcome 1 study in 32 results
  2. Resuscitation : 1 outcome in 8 results
  3. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Hysterectomy : 2 studies in 4 results
  5. Postoperative Care : 1 study in 1 result
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