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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 427-429

Importance of transesophageal echocardiography in peripartum cardiomyopathy undergoing lower section cesarean section under regional anesthesia


1 Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, CTC, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pt. Madam Mohan Malviya Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Poonam Malhotra Kapoor
Cardiac Anaesthesia, Room No-8, 7th Floor, CNC, AIIMS, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9185.137287

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a relatively rare but life threatening disease. The etiology and pathogenesis of peripartum cardiomyopathy is generally centered upon viral and autoimmune mechanism. This case report describes the anesthetic management of a patient with term pregnancy suffering from dilated peripartum cardiomyopathy planned for cesarean section , successfully managed with epidural anesthesia after precipitate labour.


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