Intrathecal Fentanyl for Labour Analgesia in a Patient with Severe Mitral Stenosis and Atrial Fibrillation in Advanced Stage of Labour-Case Report

Gadre, Vaijayanti Nitin
December 2013
Indian Anaesthetists' Forum;Dec2013, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p1
Academic Journal
Case Study
Labour is an intensely painful experience and puts considerable physiological stress on the circulation. A case of rheumatic valvular heart disease with severe mitral stenosis in atrial fibrillation is discussed here in which analgesia with intrathecal fentanyl proved beneficial given during the advanced first stage of labour.


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