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CHARACTERISTICS OF MATERNAL DEATH DUE TO SARS-CoV-2 INFECTION IN EAST JAVA, INDONESIA

Volume: 73  ,  Issue: 1 , March    Published Date: 01 April 2021
Publisher Name: IJRP
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DOI: 10.47119/IJRP100731320211814

Authors

# Author Name
1 Darmie Tumangger
2 Rizki Pranadyan
3 Muhammad Yusuf

Abstract

Background : Since the early of the pandemic, there were many case report have compared whether there are differences in the clinical characteristics of Covid-19 between pregnant and non pregnant women. Does Covid-19 aggravate pregnancy due to physiological changes in increased oxygen demand during pregnancy thus intolerant to hypoxia. The number of cases of death due to Covid-19 which continues to increase worldwide, but unexpectedly, the reported maternal mortality tends to be slight. Objective : To describe the characteristics of maternal mortality due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Methods : Retrospective case series using medical record on obstetric patient with maternal death outcome in Soetomo Hospital as tertiary referral hospital at East Java during six months pandemic. Results : There were 7 cases of maternal death, three of which were asymptomatic at admission but the disease progressed and required intensive care and ventilator support. Two cases died while waiting to be transferred to the ICU because of the overcapacity of patients. All perinatal outcomes in this study were asymptomatic and the infants was discharged from hospital in good condition. Conclusion : Maternal mortality due to Covid-19 potentially to occur in the third trimester of pregnancy which has severe clinical symptoms and is accompanied by comorbidities

Keywords

  • maternal death
  • Covid-19 in pregnancy