Karin Lalush, 31, died last night (Monday to Tuesday) at Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva, apparently following a rare embolism event during the birth of her daughter. The baby was successfully delivered in emergency surgery, and was hospitalized in the preterm intensive care unit and her condition is defined as stable. “Karin was an amazing teacher and she was found dead in tragic circumstances,” Karin’s sister-in-law said.
The sister-in-law, Deganit Sheinfall, added that her brother (Karin’s husband) was present in the delivery room and witnessed several incidents that “lit a red light”. She said, “There were all sorts of procedures that were controversial among the doctors and were performed in Karin. He drew our attention to this matter.”
The sister-in-law clarified that “the hospital says it acted properly but we will look into it.” She added that the family is trying to digest the disaster. “I want them to know that women are still dying in childbirth and can die in childbirth. We are the family in bad feelings.”
Soroka Hospital reported that the mother’s body systems, in the 40th week of her pregnancy, collapsed suddenly and early in the birth process yesterday. With the deterioration of her condition, the professional staff began In performing CPR. She was soon rushed to an operating room in critical condition, where she was connected to the Acme device.
On the operating table, a number of gynecologists and specialists in cardiovascular surgery, cardiology and blood vessels have fought for her life. The hospital reported the matter to the Ministry of Health.