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Acute hyperlipidemic pancreatitis in a pregnant woman.
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PMID:  25215139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Acute pancreatitis is a serious complication during pregnancy, however the incidence of hyperlipidemia induced by pancreatitis is lower.
METHODS: We treated a pregnant woman with hypertriglyceridemia-associated acute gestational pancreatitis who simultaneously developed hypoxemic acute respiratory failure (ARF).
RESULTS: The woman was successfully treated through noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV), emergent caesarean delivery, drainage of chylous ascites, and peritoneal lavage.
CONCLUSION: The signs and symptoms of ARF were greatly improved in this patient after NPPV and conventional therapies. Early NPPV may be related to good prognosis of the disease.
Ying Hang; Yi Chen; Li-Xiong Lu; Chang-Qing Zhu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1920-8642     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-12     Completed Date:  2014-09-12     Revised Date:  2014-09-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101549691     Medline TA:  World J Emerg Med     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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