Trends and Outcomes of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Peripartum Women, 2002-2014: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample Analysis
PERIPARTUM CARDIAC complications account for 41% of all maternal deaths in the United States.1 In parturients with cardiogenic shock from peripartum cardiomyopathy, amniotic fluid embolism, and pulmonary emboli, mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices are increasingly used. Such devices include intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), veno-venous and veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), left ventricular assist devices, and paracorporeal ventricular assist devices (PVAD).2-4 Respiratory syndromes exacerbated by pregnancy, such as influenza-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome, are also potentially treatable using MCS.
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Serious Complication of Anticoagulation in Vessel Thrombosis-associated Behçet Disease. Intern Med. 2020 Mar 26;: Authors: Ouchi K, Narui R, Sakuma T, Ojiri H Abstract Anticoagulation in venous thrombosis associated with Behçet disease (BD) is controversial. We herein report a 47-year-old woman with vessel thrombosis and pulmonary artery aneurysm (PAA) associated with BD who died of massive hemoptysis under oral anticoagulant. Although she was initially diagnosed with oral contraceptive-induced venous thromboembolism, a subsequent investigation led to a diagnosis of BD. Follow-up computed...
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CONCLUSION: HSP90 exerts a profound effect on IPC cardioprotection, and may be linked to the inhibition of the complement system and JNK, ultimately attenuating I/R-induced myocardial injury and apoptosis. PMID: 32215465 [PubMed - in process]