Placenta accreta complicated with peripartum cardiomyopathy

Yuditiya Purwosunu, Agrifa Hasiholan Haloho

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Abstract

A 33-year-old G2P1 was referred to our hospital due to placenta accreta. During perioperative preparations, the patient was diagnosed with having a peripartum cardiomyopathy. The patient underwent caesarean hysterectomy at 36 weeks with an associated 2 L blood loss. Haemodynamic maintenance and stabilisation during the operation were challenging, with the combinations of fluid therapy, blood transfusions as well as vasoactive, antifibrinolytic and haemostatic drug. Postoperatively, the patient was managed in the intensive care unit and was subsequently transferred to intermediate care after less than 24 hours' observation. She was stable enough to be moved to the obstetrics ward the next day.

Original languageEnglish
Article number465
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Volume2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2018

Keywords

  • anaesthesia
  • cardiovascular medicine
  • obstetrics and gynaecology

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