Document Detail


Bradyarrhythmias in pregnancy: a case report and review of management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17270418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of unpaced pre-existing congenital heart block in pregnancy, diagnosed for the first time in labour. Our patient was asymptomatic and was managed conservatively with temporary pacing equipment on standby. She had a post-partum cardiology follow-up and was paced in the puerperium. We discuss the aetiopathogenesis and the variable presentation patterns of bradyarrhythmia in pregnancy and the multidisciplinary approach to their management. Our recommendations combine the Advanced Life Support algorithm for treatment of bradycardia and the successful management strategies of several documented case reports in the literature.
Authors:
O Adekanye; K Srinivas; R E Collis
Related Documents :
17566568 - Ten year follow-up of the effect of the b-lynch uterine compression suture for massive ...
24867158 - Maternal methamphetamine use in pregnancy and long-term neurodevelopmental and behavior...
19881118 - Ureteroscopy during pregnancy.
8836488 - Monitoring technology and the clinical perspective.
12914728 - Management of fetal endocrine disorders.
25188518 - Mir455 is linked to hypoxia signaling and is deregulated in preeclampsia.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-01-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of obstetric anesthesia     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0959-289X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Obstet Anesth     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-19     Completed Date:  2007-07-12     Revised Date:  2011-11-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200430     Medline TA:  Int J Obstet Anesth     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK. adekanyeo@cf.ac.uk
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anesthesia, Obstetrical / methods
Anesthetics, Intravenous / administration & dosage
Anesthetics, Local / administration & dosage
Blood Pressure
Bradycardia / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Bupivacaine / administration & dosage
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / methods
Electrocardiography / methods
Female
Fentanyl / administration & dosage
Heart Defects, Congenital / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Heart Rate
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular* / diagnosis,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Intravenous; 0/Anesthetics, Local; 2180-92-9/Bupivacaine; 437-38-7/Fentanyl
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Int J Obstet Anesth. 2011 Oct;20(4):361-3; author reply 363   [PMID:  21839632 ]

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Sequential measurement of aminotransferase activities by amperometric biosensors.
Next Document:  Caesarean section using total intravenous anaesthesia in a patient with Ebstein's anomaly complicate...