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Amri Maleh P, Yazdany S, Esmaeeli V. Epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in a patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. JAP 2015; 6 (1) :74-78
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5174-en.html
1- Babol Univesity of Medical Science , pamrimaleh@yahoo.com
2- Babol Univesity of Medical Science
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Epidural anesthesia for cesarean section in a patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Aim and Background: The pathophysiologic changes of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is complex and the physiologic changes of pregnancy and anesthesia for cesarean section have a great effect in the hemodynamic and it can even lead to maternal death. We report a 21-year pregnant woman with HCM who were candidate for elective cesarean section. Case report: A21-year-old woman, gestational age 38 weeks, with a history of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy who candidate for elective cesarean section.. Epidural anesthesia was performed with lidocaine% 1. The patient was discharged after 72 hours without any complication. Conclusion: We recommend epidural anesthesia with lidocaine for cesarean section in a patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Key words: Cesarean section, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Epidural anesthesia
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Gynecologic anesthesia
Received: 2014.10.3 | Accepted: 2015.01.17 | Published: 2015.03.27

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