Anaesthetic Challenge in Undiagnosed Mitral Valvular Disease in Emergency Lower Segment Caesarean Section in a Secondary Level Hospital – A Case Report

  • ME Karim Graded specialist in Anaesthesiology, CMH, Dhaka Cantt
  • S Akhter Graded specialist in Gynae and Obs, CMH, Dhaka Cantt
  • MM Yasin Graded specialist in Medicine, CMH, Dhaka Cantt
Keywords: Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis, Caesarean Section, Anaesthetic management

Abstract

Although the incidence of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis is grossly reduced in Indian subcontinent, it occupies a greater segment among heart diseases complicating pregnancy. A 25 years old lady, who was not known as a case of valvular heart disease, was admitted in a secondary level hospital for emergency lower segment caesarean section. The patient developed severe pulmonary oedema during operation which was managed successfully.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v9i1.18741

Journal of Armed Forces Medical College Bangladesh Vol.9(1) 2013: 118-121

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2014-04-29
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Karim, M., Akhter, S., & Yasin, M. (2014). Anaesthetic Challenge in Undiagnosed Mitral Valvular Disease in Emergency Lower Segment Caesarean Section in a Secondary Level Hospital – A Case Report. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 9(1), 118-121. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v9i1.18742
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