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Management of life-threatening acute respiratory syndrome and severe pneumonia secondary to COVID-19 in pregnancy: a case report and literature review
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  • Salwa Yaqoub ,
  • Shamsa Ahmad ,
  • Zeena Al Mansoori,
  • Pallivalapila Abdulrouf,
  • Wessam Elkassem,
  • Muna AlMaslamani,
  • Fathima Minisha ,
  • Mahmoud Abu Jubara ,
  • Asma Tarannum,
  • Isaac Babarinsa Babarinsa ,
  • Ahmed Abdussalam ,
  • Hamdy Al Sayed ,
  • Teresa Rivero ,
  • Aftab Mohammad ,
  • Binny Thomas,
  • Moza Al Hail
Salwa Yaqoub
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Shamsa Ahmad
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Zeena Al Mansoori
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Pallivalapila Abdulrouf
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Wessam Elkassem
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Muna AlMaslamani
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Fathima Minisha
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Mahmoud Abu Jubara
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Asma Tarannum
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Isaac Babarinsa Babarinsa
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Ahmed Abdussalam
Hamad Medical Corp
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Hamdy Al Sayed
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Teresa Rivero
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Aftab Mohammad
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Binny Thomas
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Moza Al Hail
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Abstract

Through this case, we present the thought process, team-based strategy and sequel of managing a complex, critically ill pregnant with ARDS and COVID-19 pneumonia. This case also confirms the feasibility of using convalescent plasma and ECMO during early postnatal period in acutely ill parturient with respiratory failure.

Peer review status:Published

21 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
02 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
02 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
10 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
17 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
13 Oct 20201st Revision Received
14 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
14 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
19 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
11 Nov 2020Published in Clinical Case Reports. 10.1002/ccr3.3485