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Continuous hemodiafiltration for disseminated intravascular coagulation and shock due to amniotic fluid embolism: report of a dramatic response.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
Publication Date
Volume
40
Issue
9
Pages
945–947
Identifiers
PMID: 11579962
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We describe a 27-year-old woman with disseminated intravascular coagulation and shock due to amniotic fluid embolism after Caesarean section who responded well to continuous hemodiafiltration (CHDF) therapy. The effectiveness of CHDF in treating amniotic fluid embolism is also discussed.

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