[Anesthesia for a patient with HELLP syndrome].

Abstract

A case of 30 year-old female with HELLP syndrome, who had undergone emergency caesarean section under general anesthesia, was reported. HELLP syndrome is characterized by hemolysis, liver dysfunction and thrombocytopenia, besides symptoms of severe toxemia of pregnancy. After an awake orotracheal intubation, anesthesia was maintained with nitrous oxide… (More)

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