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Volume : 8, Issue : 4, Year : 2021
Article Page : 594-596
Covid 19 has been a globally concerning pandemic affecting more than 20 million population worldwide including pregnant women. Cardiomyopathy is a rare affliction occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy or early postpartum manifesting as acute heart failure/ development of sudden arrhythmias/ thromboembolic complications. Anaesthetic management of such patients for caesarean section can be quite challenging, the main goals being maintenance of preload and afterload while avoiding myocardial depression at the same time whatever be the choice of anaesthetic technique. Here we report the successful management of a Covid-19 positive parturient under regional anaesthesia who was recently diagnosed with cardiomyopathy presenting with supraventricular tachycardia.
Keywords: Caesarean section, Cardiomyopathy, Covid 19, Regional anaesthesia.
How to cite : Venkat M S, Basker N, Karthikeyan A, Anaesthetic management of a covid 19 positive parturient with newly diagnosed cardiomyopathy presenting with supraventricular tachycardia. Indian J Clin Anaesth 2021;8(4):594-596
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