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Severe Anaphylaxis to Volplex, a Colloid Solution during Cesarean Section: A Case Report and Review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19946647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening event that can occur anytime during pregnancy. It has been reported following administration of various substances with adverse maternal and neonatal consequences. It should be considered in the differential diagnosis of intrapartum collapse. We encountered a case of severe anaphylactic reaction following a routine cesarean section. It is very important that all members of the perinatal team are aware of early recognition and management of anaphylactic reaction. We think that it is important to highlight this as a further case report of severe anaphylactic reaction to a colloid solution and discuss the pathophysiology and management.
Authors:
K Karri; R Raghavan; J Shahid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-05-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology international     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1687-9597     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Int     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101517078     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  374791     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Alexandra Hospital, Redditch B98 7UB, UK.
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