The woman and her baby died from amniotic fluid embolism

Hanoi36-year-old woman, died at Chuong My General Hospital after 4 days of hospitalization, diagnosed by embolism of the amniotic fluid.

Mr. Dang Tran Chien, Director of Chuong My General Hospital, said that pregnant women for the third time, were hospitalized from September 26 to prevent striker placenta bleeding. During 4 days of follow-up, the woman had no unusual symptoms.

On the morning of October 1, pregnant women suddenly broke their membranes, had abdominal pain, and fainted. The first-aid team quickly gave first aid, placed the endotracheal tube, squeezed the breathing ball, injected anti-shock drugs for the pregnant woman, had surgery to save the baby, but both the mother and the baby did not survive.

On the same day, the hospital had a meeting of a professional council, initially diagnosing the death of pregnant women due to amniotic fluid embolism. This noon, hospital representatives worked with the pregnant woman’s family, explaining the cause and direction. The woman’s body was taken to the family for burial.

Exchange with VnExpressMs. Tran Thi Nhi Ha, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Health, said she had grasped the information and directed the investigation and clarification of the case.

Amniocentesis is where amniotic fluid, fetal cells, hair or other debris enters the mother’s bloodstream through the placenta in the uterus, causing an allergic-like reaction, causing acute pulmonary heart failure and hemorrhage. severe (blood clotting disorder). This is an extremely dangerous obstetric complication, which progresses quickly, suddenly and cannot be prevented or predicted. 50% of women with amniocentesis die from respiratory failure, vascular collapse, blood clotting disorder leading to incontinence bleeding.



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