"Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" by people in Profiles.
Case scenario: amniotic fluid embolism. Anesthesiology. 2012 Jan; 116(1):186-92.
Incidence of amniotic fluid embolism: relation to cesarean section and to age. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Mar; 18(3):327-9.
Ancillary studies in amniotic fluid embolism: a case report and review of the literature. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2005 Mar; 26(1):92-5.