Pregnant women with COVID-19 are more likely to be admitted to the ICU and require invasive mechanical ventilation or venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO). Nevertheless, only a few case series have focused on ventilatory management and outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 admitted to the ICU.

COVIDPREG study primarily aimed to assess the ventilatory management of pregnant women with COVID-19 admitted to ICU. Secondly, the study aimed to evaluate obstetric management and report maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Listen to Dr Mathieu Jozwiak for more insights from this study.

Original paper: Management and outcomes of pregnant women admitted to intensive care unit for severe pneumonia related to SARS-CoV-2 infection: the multicenter and international COVIDPREG study


Mathieu JOZWIAK. Service de Médecine Intensive Réanimation, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice (FR).

Mariangela PELLEGRINI. Intensive Care Unit, AnOpIVA, Hedenstierna Laboratory, Dept. of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University (SE).

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