Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: anesthetic implications in the obstetric patient.

McEvoy MD, Low PA, Hebbar L
Anesth Analg. 2007 104 (1): 166-7

PMID: 17179264 · DOI:10.1213/01.ane.0000246815.39197.2b

We report the anesthetic management of a parturient with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. This syndrome is associated with hemodynamic instability, which can be worsened by the physiology of labor and delivery. We discuss anesthetic concerns with this disease in the parturient and suggest approaches for management of this disease.

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Adolescent Anesthesia, Obstetrical Blood Pressure Female Humans Hypertension Monitoring, Physiologic Posture Pregnancy Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular Tachycardia

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