Acute Postpartum Pulmonary edema: A Case Report

Authors

  • Ahreen Akhtar Professor, Department of Fetomaternal Medicne, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Namkha Dorji Resident (Phase B), Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Tabassum Parveen Associate Professor, Department of Fetomaternal Medicine ,BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Yeshey Dorjey Resident (Phase B), Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Firoza Begum Chairman, Department of Fetomaternal Medicine ,BSMMU, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Samira Hayee Internee, Chottogram medical College, Chottogram, Bangladesh
  • Sabina Karim Junior consultant (Paediatrics), Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjog.v33i2.43572

Keywords:

Pulmonary edema, post partum

Abstract

A 30 year old, G2P1, pregnancy complicated with moderate anaemia, preeclampsia andgestational diabetes mellitus was admitted at 37+ week pregnancy with less fetal movementand premature rupture of membrane. A healthy baby was delivered by caesarean sectionwith uneventful perioperative period. On 4th post operative day, she developed severe acutepulmonary edema where intubation was done instantly and ventilated in the intensive careunit. Patient recovered and extubation done on 6th postoperative day. A healthy mother anda healthy baby were discharged on 10th postoperative day.

Bangladesh J Obstet Gynaecol, 2018; Vol. 33(2) : 157-159

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Published

2020-07-05

How to Cite

Akhtar, A., Dorji, N., Parveen, T., Dorjey, Y., Begum, F., Hayee, S., & Karim, S. (2020). Acute Postpartum Pulmonary edema: A Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Obstetrics &Amp; Gynaecology, 33(2), 157–159. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjog.v33i2.43572

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