Erebouni Medical Center




A 47-year-old pregnant woman died at Maternity Clinic of Erebouni MC on October 9.

A pregnant with twins as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) was diagnosed with a mild form of preeclampsia.

During the cesarean section, carried out at the 35th week, at the time of extraction of the second fetus, the well-being of the woman deteriorated sharply, respiratory failure and blood pressure decrease were recorded.

Ventilator was turned on immediately, resuscitation specialists and all the specialists in the field were invited, a full range of cardiopulmonary resuscitation activities were carried out, immediately an injection of anticoagulants was made.

After an hour and a half of the actions, the biological death of the woman was recorded.

Pulmonary embolism, pulmonocardiac and cardiopulmonary insufficiencies, Stokes Adams syndrome with total cyanosis of the neck, head and upper extremities were diagnosed.

As a result of caesarean section, twins were born-a boy and a girl, respectively, 1 kg 880 g / 45 cm and 2 kg 40 g / 45 cm.

At birth, the children had respiratory problems, they received appropriate treatment, the condition is assessed as stable and they will receive perinatal care in the perinatal intensive care unit.

Pulmonary embolism among the causes of maternal mortality in the world is considered as an unpredictable death

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