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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92-94

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: Anesthetic management in the obstetric patient


Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Souissi Maternity, Ibn Sina University Hospital; Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco

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Dr. Youssef Motiaa
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Souissi Maternity, Ibn Sina University Hospital; Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University, Rabat
Morocco
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4472.191599

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is an autonomic disorder which is characterized by postural tachycardia and orthostatic symptoms without associated hypotension. We report a case of a parturient, after her consent, with POTS, who underwent a cesarean section under spinal anesthesia. The anesthetic implications are also discussed.


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