Pulmonary edema in obstetrics

Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1991 Jun;18(2):319-31.


This article reviews the pathophysiologic changes of pregnancy and pulmonary edema, the clinical findings and diagnostic techniques available to diagnose this condition, and it discusses those areas of obstetrics commonly associated with pulmonary edema. A treatment approach is offered that focuses on the maternal and fetal considerations associated with pulmonary edema.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Delivery, Obstetric
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pre-Eclampsia / complications
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications* / diagnosis
  • Pregnancy Complications* / etiology
  • Pregnancy Complications* / physiopathology
  • Pregnancy Complications* / therapy
  • Pulmonary Edema* / diagnosis
  • Pulmonary Edema* / etiology
  • Pulmonary Edema* / physiopathology
  • Pulmonary Edema* / therapy