oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Positive maternal and foetal outcomes after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in a parturient with severe mitral valve disease : case study

Volume 17, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



This case study describes the successful management of a parturient with severe mitral stenosis and moderate mitral regurgitation who underwent cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. A healthy baby was delivered by Caesarean section 11 days later. The effects of CPB surgery and mitral valve replacement on parturient and foetus are discussed.

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