Perimortem Cesarean section in ongoing maternal death

Yousefi, Z.; Jafarian, M.
June 2014
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p127
Academic Journal
Introduction: A perimortem cesarean section is advised in cases of cardiopulmonary arrest after all other resuscitative measures had failed or in conditions that ongoing pregnant maternal death with gestational age older than 28 weeks. It may result in fetal salvage. Case: We report the case of a 32 weeks pregnant woman with brain tumor who underwent a successful perimortem cesarean delivery. The result of this procedure Led to the birth of a newborn. Conclusion: Fetal salvage by caesarean section should be considered in cases that it is not possible to survive mother's life.


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