Anesthetic Management of Parturients with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries: Three Cases and a Review of the Literature

Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Rochester MN 55905, USA.
Anesthesia and analgesia (Impact Factor: 3.47). 01/2009; 107(6):1973-7. DOI: 10.1213/ane.0b013e318187bda2
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Women with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA) have a propensity for congestive heart failure and cardiac dysrhythmias during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. We report the successful obstetric and anesthetic management of three women with CCTGA, review the pertinent medical literature, and discuss important issues surrounding the anesthetic management of parturients with CCTGA.

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