Document Detail


Postpartum microangiopathic hemolytic anemia: cases of successful and dismal outcome assisted with plasma therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10725587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microangiopathic thrombosis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), seem to occur with certain stresses, including pregnancy. This report documents the clinical outcome with or without plasma therapy and dismal outcomes of two cases with postpartum microangiopathic thrombosis. One carried a pregnancy to successful cesarean delivery and suffered from postpartum TTP/HUS followed by plasma therapy-assisted recovery. Another developed postpartum TTP/HUS and was complicated with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Submission to plasma therapy should always be considered in a woman with postpartum microangiopathic thrombosis.
Authors:
Y Takahashi; A Imai; Y Hayasaki; I Kawabata; T Tamaya
Related Documents :
2775697 - Neutrophil activation in pregnancy-induced hypertension.
264087 - 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), copper and ceruloplasmin plasma concentrations in spon...
3382607 - Trophoblast membrane infusion for unexplained recurrent miscarriage.
15298977 - Fetal cell-free dna circulates in the plasma of pregnant mice: relevance for animal mod...
10632427 - Uteroplacental circulation in patients with first-trimester threatened abortion.
16359957 - Optimum number of embryos to transfer in women more than 40 years of age undergoing tre...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-01     Completed Date:  2000-06-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Tsukasamachi, Gifu, Japan. y-taka@cc.gifu-u.ac.jp
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Transfusion*
Female
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / therapy*
Humans
Plasma Exchange*
Pregnancy
Puerperal Disorders / therapy*
Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic / therapy*
Thrombosis / therapy*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Intraventricular haemorrhage in utero. A case-report and review of the literature.
Next Document:  Buzonamine, a new alkaloid from the defensive secretion of the millipede, Buzonium crassipes.