Anaesthetic Challenge in Undiagnosed Mitral Valvular Disease in Emergency Lower Segment Caesarean Section in a Secondary Level Hospital A Case Report
Keywords:Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis, Caesarean Section, Anaesthetic management
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.
Journal of Armed Forces Medical College Bangladesh Vol.9(1) 2013: 118-121