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Anaesthetic Management of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy - A Case Report


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1 J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India

In this case report, we describe the anaesthetic management of a 20-year-old patient at 37 weeks of gestation, with peripartum cardiomyopathy.  She was scheduled for an emergency caesarean section because of a threat to mother’s life and foetal distress. GA was induced with Etomidate and fentanyl safely.  No adverse outcome on mother or new-born were observed.

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Periperatum Cardiomyopathy, Caesarean Section, General Anesthesia, Etomidate.
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Hassaan Muhammed
J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India
B. G. Prabhu
J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


In this case report, we describe the anaesthetic management of a 20-year-old patient at 37 weeks of gestation, with peripartum cardiomyopathy.  She was scheduled for an emergency caesarean section because of a threat to mother’s life and foetal distress. GA was induced with Etomidate and fentanyl safely.  No adverse outcome on mother or new-born were observed.

Keywords


Periperatum Cardiomyopathy, Caesarean Section, General Anesthesia, Etomidate.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP082