Research Article| Volume 7, ISSUE 4, P877-882, October 1991

Amniotic Fluid Embolism

  • Steven L. Clark
    Address reprint requests to: Steven L. Clark, MD Intermountain Health Care Perinatal Centers, LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue and C Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84143
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utha school of Medicine; and Director, Intermountain Health Care Perinatal Centers, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah
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      Amniotic fluid embolism is a devastating obstetric condition with a mortality rate as high as 80%. Despite recent advances in our understanding of this condition, it remains enigmatic, unpre- ventable, and in most cases, untreatable as well.
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