Management of Perioperative Pulmonary Edema in a Case of Preeclampsia for Cesarean Section
Vol 4 | Issue 2 | May-Aug 2018 | page: 15-17 | Pavan V. Tayde, Aariz Ansari, Islam Loutfy, Hema Sharma.
Authors: Pavan V. Tayde , Aariz Ansari , Islam Loutfy , Hema Sharma .
 Department of Anesthesia, Thumbay Hospital, Dubai, UAE,
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thumbay Hospital, Dubai, UAE.
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Pavan V. Tayde,
Department of Anesthesia, Thumbay Hospital, Dubai, UAE.
Introduction: Although rare, pulmonary edema is a life-threatening complication occurring in preeclampsia. It is also a significant cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Hence, it is imperative to identify the at-risk parturient, recognize signs of critical illness and manage these patients with a skilled multidisciplinary team. We herein describe successful management of a parturient who developed pulmonary edema in a perioperative period. We emphasize the importance of a thorough preoperative assessment, vigilance and early intervention in managing parturient with the history of preeclampsia.
Keywords: Cesarean delivery, preeclampsia, oligohydramnios, acute pulmonary edema, general anesthesia
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|How to Cite this Article: Tayde P V, Ansari A, Loutfy I, Sharma H. Management of Perioperative Pulmonary Edema in a Case of Preeclampsia for Cesarean Section. Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports May-Aug 2018; 4(2):15-17.|
.Tags: acute pulmonary edema, Cesarean delivery, general anesthesia, oligohydramnios, preeclampsia