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Pregnancy-related death associated with heparin and aspirin treatment for infertility, 1996.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9603628     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 1996, a 38-year-old nulliparous woman died from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was approximately 9 weeks' pregnant with triplets at the time of her death. The patient had undergone in vitro fertilization (IVF) and was being treated with anticoagulants (heparin and aspirin) and intravenous immunoglobulin at the time of her death. This report summarizes the investigation of this case by state and county health departments with assistance from CDC.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-28     Completed Date:  1998-05-28     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  368-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / adverse effects*
Aspirin / adverse effects*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology*,  physiopathology
Fatal Outcome
Fertilization in Vitro*
Heparin / adverse effects*
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous*
Immunotherapy / adverse effects
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / adverse effects*
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / etiology*,  physiopathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous; 0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors; 50-78-2/Aspirin; 9005-49-6/Heparin

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