TITLE

Combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in a patient with Takayasu arteritis complicated by heart failure

AUTHOR(S)
Ogata, Junichi; Horishita, Takafumi; Shiraishi, Munehiro; Minami, Kouichiro
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Anesthesia;2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p525
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 35-year-old pregnant woman, known to have a 10-year history of Takayasu arteritis (TA), who was scheduled for a cesarean delivery due to heart failure and dysrythmias. Epidural anesthesia has been performed to attenuate hemodynamic change. This technique is still controversial in pregnant patients with heart failure, but the case proved successful.
ACCESSION #
27500317

 

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