TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gadre, Vaijayanti Nitin
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Indian Anaesthetists' Forum;Dec2013, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
96567565

 

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