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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2021 ) > List of Articles


Anesthetic Dilemma for Management of Parturient with Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia for Emergency Lower Segment Cesarean Section

Gagan Deep, Rupinder Kaur

Keywords : Cesarean section, Coronavirus disease 2019, Parturient, Perioperative management, Spinal anesthesia

Citation Information : Deep G, Kaur R. Anesthetic Dilemma for Management of Parturient with Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia for Emergency Lower Segment Cesarean Section. Res Inno Anesth 2021; 6 (2):51-53.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0109

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-11-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


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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