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Pregnancy complicated by aortic dissection: caesarean delivery during extradural anaesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7547059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case where dissection of the aorta occurred in pregnancy; only medical management was undertaken. Delivery was by Caesarean section during extradural anaesthesia and was accomplished safely several weeks after the dissection. The aetiology, association with pregnancy, diagnosis and management of acute dissection of the aorta are discussed.
A Jayaram; H M Carp; L Davis; S L Jacobson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-20     Completed Date:  1995-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Epidural*
Anesthesia, Obstetrical*
Aneurysm, Dissecting*
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal*
Cesarean Section*
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular*

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