Pregnancy and delivery in woman with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator: what we should know

  • Mohamed Amine Bouslama
  • Fehmi Ferhi
  • Faten Hacheni
  • Kaabia Ons
  • Khlifi Abdeljelil
  • Khaled Ben Jazia
  • Hedi Khairi
Keywords: Pregnancy, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, anesthesia

Abstract

We report the observation of a 25-year-old pregnant patient of 39 weeks of amenorrhea proposed for elective cesarean section. This patient suffers from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy since the age of 12. She has an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). The peculiarities of the ICD in the parturient and the perioperative management of the patient are being reported in this paper.

Keywords: Pregnancy, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, anesthesia

Author Biographies

Mohamed Amine Bouslama
Anesthesia Department, CHU Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisia
Fehmi Ferhi
Anesthesia Department, CHU Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisia
Faten Hacheni
Obstsetric Department, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia
Kaabia Ons
Obstsetric Department, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia
Khlifi Abdeljelil
Obstsetric Department, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia
Khaled Ben Jazia
Anesthesia Department, CHU Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisia
Hedi Khairi
Obstsetric Department, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia
Published
2019-02-18
Section
Articles

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