Obstetric Patients Admitted to Anesthesiology İntensive Care Unit: A 10-Year Retrospektive Review

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Esmaoğlu A., Koca D., Ülgey A.

SAR journal of medicine, vol.1, no.4, pp.52-56, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: SAR journal of medicine
  • Page Numbers: pp.52-56
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Abstract: Aim: To assess obstetric patients treated in anesthesiology intensive care unit. Methods: We retrospectively screened 269 patients. In all patients, gestational age, mode of delivery, parity, referring clinic, previous medical disease, diagnosis at admission, APACHE II Score and GCS score were recorded. Clinical course in intensive care unit and cause of death in non-survivors were recorded. Results: The percentage of obstetric patients treated in intensive care unit was 9.4% with a mortality rate of 3.7%. Preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP syndrome were leading causes for intensive care unit admission. Conclusion: Most common cause of death was postpartum bleeding and its complication.