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Indian J Anaesth. 2012 Jan;56(1):66-8. doi: 10.4103/0019-5049.93348.

Anaesthetic management of a patient with isolated pulmonary stenosis posted for caesarean section.

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Department of Anaesthesiology, J N Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Cardio circulatory changes associated with pregnancy result in a significant haemodynamic burden and lead to morbidity and even mortality in women with cardiac disease. We report a rare case of severe pulmonary stenosis who underwent elective caesarean section under general anaesthesia with satisfactory maternal and neonatal outcome.

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Caesarean section; general anaesthesia; pulmonary stenosis

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