Update 1987 pp 414-421 | Cite as

Obstetrical Emergencies

  • M. S. Reynaert
  • T. Dugernier
  • M. Van Lierde
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 3)


The purpose of this review is to provide information on prevalence, type, specific treatment and outcome of acute complications associated with pregnancy and delivery that require a stay in an intensive care unit (ICU). The data reported herein have been collected from three Belgian ICU’s including one university center and two general hospitals (St. Jan Hospital, Brussels, Dr. L. Van Keerbergen; Jolimont Hospital, Dr. L. Collin). Each disorder will be discussed separately.


Esophageal Varix Fulminant Hepatitis Uterine Atony Amniotic Fluid Embolism Peripartum Cardiomyopathy 
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  • M. S. Reynaert
  • T. Dugernier
  • M. Van Lierde

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