C-section patient died of heart attack -autopsy

An autopsy has found that Kenya Alleyne, the woman who died a week ago during childbirth at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH), died of cardiac arrest due to a blockage in a heart valve.
Alleyne, 28, of Lot 296 Crane Housing Scheme, succumbed while undergoing a caesarean-section at the WDRH. Her baby girl survived the delivery and is currently being cared for by her maternal grandmother.
In addition to the cause of death, the autopsy also found that Alleyne had an enlarged spleen.

The Health Ministry is currently investigating her death. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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