[Anesthetic management of obstetrical labor in a parturient with muscular carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency].

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We report a case of a patient with carnitine palmityl deficiency in active labour. We discuss the metabolic and energetic implications of obstetrical labour in regard with the mitochondrial myopathy and we propose an optimal management. Neuroaxial analgesia and glucose infusion are indicated in early labour because it is necessary to alleviate stress and… (More)

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@article{Moundras2000AnestheticMO, title={[Anesthetic management of obstetrical labor in a parturient with muscular carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency].}, author={J M Moundras and G Wattrisse and B. Leroy and Julie Decocq and Ren{\'e} Krivosic-Horber}, journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation}, year={2000}, volume={19 8}, pages={611-6} }