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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 60-62

Anesthetic management of a parturient with primary pulmonary hypertension for Cesarean section

Kurnool Heart and Multispeciality Hospital, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Saya Raghavendra Prasad
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Government General Hospital and Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool-518 002, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.128445

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Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is a rare disease found frequently in women of child bearing age and carries high peripartum mortality. Management of parturient with PPH presents a unique challenge to anesthesiologist, obstetrician, and cardiologist. We present a parturient with PPH who underwent elective cesarean section under epidural anesthesia.

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