Anesthetic Management of a Parturient with Spinal Muscle Atrophy for Cesarean Section: A Case Report

  • Maryam Vosoughian ORCID Anesthesiology Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Shideh Dabir ORCID Mail Tracheal Diseases Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mastaneh Dahi ORCID Anesthesiology Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mohammadreza Moshari ORCID Anesthesiology Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Soudeh Tabashi ORCID Anesthesiology Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Firoozeh Madadi ORCID Anesthesiology Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Taleghani Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Spinal muscular atrophy, pregnancy, anesthesia, spinal

Abstract

Spinal muscular atrophy is a rare genetic neuromuscular disease characterized by loss of anterior horn cells of spinal cord and brain stem nuclei, resulting in progressive muscle weakness. Anesthesia for these patients is risky because of the risk of worsening of muscle weakness and consequent postoperative respiratory complications. We report anesthesia management in a nulliparous parturient with type 3 disease who underwent urgent cesarean delivery due to progressive decline of amniotic fluid index.

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Published
2020-11-22
How to Cite
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Vosoughian M, Dabir S, Dahi M, Moshari M, Tabashi S, Madadi F. Anesthetic Management of a Parturient with Spinal Muscle Atrophy for Cesarean Section: A Case Report. Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 6(4):194-6.
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