Emergency Cesarean Section under Spinal Anesthesia in an Operated Patient of Meningocele during Her Infancy: A Case Report

Vol 4 | Issue 2 | May-Aug 2018 | page: 24-26 | Vineet Gupta, Gaurav Arora


Authors: Vineet Gupta [1], Gaurav Arora [1].

[1] Department of Anesthesiology, Cloudnine Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana, India.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Vineet Gupta,
Department of Anaesthesiology Cloudnine Hospital MSJ House ,
Mayfield Garden, Sector 47 Gurugram (Haryana) INDIA, 122013
Email: Vineetg28@gmail.com


Abstract

Introduction: Neuraxial techniques of anesthesia and analgesia are the current choice in obstetrics for efficacy and general low risk of major complications. Concern exists about neuraxial anesthesia in patients with occult neural tube defects, regarding both labor analgesia and anesthesia for cesarean section. Here, we discuss the case of a pregnant woman attending at our institution with operated case of asymptomatic Meningocele who landed up for emergency cesarean section. She underwent emergency operative delivery with spinal anesthesia with no complications.

Keywords: Full stomach, hypothyroidism, meningocele, prematurity 28th week, severe fetal growth restriction, severe pregnancy-induced hypertension, spinal anesthesia.


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How to Cite this Article: Gupta V, Arora G. Emergency Cesarean Section under Spinal Anesthesia in an Operated Patient of Meningocele during Her Infancy: A Case Report. Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports May-Aug 2018; 4(2):24-26.


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