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Embolism, Amniotic Fluid

"Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.