Join now to get access to this content and more.
Become a SOAP member and have access to our benefits.
- For Review: SOAP Consensus Statement on Neuraxial Procedures in Thrombocytopenic Parturients
- Sample Centers of Excellence Applications
- ASA Corner
- SOAP Policy and Procedure Manual (P&P Manual)
- SOAP Expert Opinions
- SOAP's Learning Modules
- 2019 Annual Meeting Lecture Videos
- December 2018 - SOAP Unofficial Guide to ASA Committees Webinar
- Submit a Position
- View Job Postings
- Previous Meeting Archives
- Previous Meeting Abstract Search
- CMS Guidelines
- Member Benefits
- Newsletter Clinical Articles
- ACOG Documents
- Search our Patient Safety Archive
- Ask SOAP a Question
- Global Health Opportunities
- And more…
28weeks Pregnancy with preeclampsia with severe aortic stenosis for C-section
Abstract Number: 180
Abstract Type: Case Report/Case Series
37 year old female, G5P4, 28 weeks pregnant, with past medical history of mitral valve prolapse, severe aortic stenosis(aortic valve area of 0.6cm2), moderate aortic regurgitation, congestive heart failure, current smoker, and history of severe preeclampsia during this prgnancy, presented with impending eclampsia for C-section.
Anesthetic plan consisted of optimizing the preload and placing a continuous epidural block with invasive monitoring. Baby delivered by C-section had Apgar scores of 8 and 9. Post delivery of the placenta, patient developed acute pulmonary edema which was successfully treated with diuretics and oxygen therapy. Patient's recovery was uneventful and she was discharged home on the 4th post operative day.