Mehmet Tahir Gökdemir, Halil Kaya, Özgür Söğüt, Leyla Solduk, Levent Albayrak

Department Of Emergency Medicine, Harran University, Faculty Of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey.

Keywords: Preeclampsia, Pregnancy, Cardiopulmonary arrest, Emergency department


There are several medical, and obstetrical conditions that can lead to cardiopulmonary arrest during pregnancy. Preeclampsia is an important cause of cardiopulmonary arrest in pregnant woman. In case of pregnant with cardiopulmonary arrest, intensive effort is necessary to rescue the mother and baby. We report a case of a 35-years-old pregnant woman who had a severe pulmonary edema and cardiac arrest due to preeclampsia. According to recent guidelines of resuscitation, modified advanced cardiac life support was performed in the emergency department and then at 32-week gestation healthy baby was delivered by cesarean section at the 10th minutes of the resuscitation