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Does your heart rate go up rapidly during amniotic-fluid embolism?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Yes and then you die
Afe is a very rare but frequently lethal condition for the parturient.
Unheralded cardiovascular collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation are the main manifestations and can prove lethal very quickly even with expert care.

In brief: Yes and then you die
Afe is a very rare but frequently lethal condition for the parturient.
Unheralded cardiovascular collapse and disseminated intravascular coagulation are the main manifestations and can prove lethal very quickly even with expert care.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: AFE
Yes. Amniotic fluid embolism is an abrupt and rapidly deteriorating condition that is manifested by hypotension , respiratory failure and dic.
The body will initially respond to hypotension by increasing the heart rate.

In brief: AFE
Yes. Amniotic fluid embolism is an abrupt and rapidly deteriorating condition that is manifested by hypotension , respiratory failure and dic.
The body will initially respond to hypotension by increasing the heart rate.
Dr. Henry Garcia
Dr. Henry Garcia
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