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Pregnancy Plus Atrial Septal Defect vs Eisenmenger Syndrome

  • Christopher Edwards
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Abstract

This case highlights the importance of understanding the physiological changes of pregnancy, especially in how they relate to a patient with cardiovascular disease. Eisenmenger syndrome requires a full understanding of the physiology and anatomy to safely guide a patient through an anesthetic.

Keywords

Inferior Vena Cava Atrial Septal Defect Pulmonary Vascular Resistance Cervical Dilation Laminaria Japonica 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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