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Gupta KK, Deep G, Singh A, Kaur R, Garg H. Anesthetic Dilemma for Management of Parturient with Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia for Emergency Lower Segment Cesarean Section. Res Inno in Anesth 2021; 6 (2):51-53.
Perioperative management of the pregnant patient with symptomatic coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) presents a unique challenge to provide optimal medical care to both the mother and baby simultaneously along with protection of the healthcare providers from infection. Here, we report a unique case of a 28-year-old at 34 weeks of gestation with severe COVID-19 pneumonia posted for lower segment cesarean section which was successfully managed under spinal anesthesia. We aim to highlight the importance of neuraxial anesthesia in pregnant patients with symptomatic COVID-19 pneumonia.
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