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Anaesth Intensive Care. 1999 Apr;27(2):216-9.

Anaesthesia for LSCS in a morbidly obese patient.

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  • 1Department of Anaesthesia, National Women's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

Abstract

The management of a morbidly obese parturient with a body mass index of 88 is reported. She developed asthma during the pregnancy. Lumbar epidural anaesthesia was successfully used for an elective caesarean section and tubal ligation.

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